Hell's Kitchen PowerCo 1 and Lithium Co 1 Project

Summary

SCH Number
2022030704
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
Hell's Kitchen PowerCo 1 and Lithium Co 1 Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
S-1-G, S-2-G and M-2-G-PE; General Plan: Agriculture
Document Description
Hell's Kitchen Power Co 1 LLC (Applicant) is proposing to construct and operate a geothermal power plant and commercial lithium hydroxide production plant, which will be followed with silica and bulk sulfide, within the Salton Sea geothermal field in Imperial County (County), California (Project). The facility (HKL1) will process geothermal brine from the neighboring Hell's Kitchen Power Co 1 (HKP1) to produce lithium hydroxide, as well as silica and bulk sulfide products which would be sold commercially.

Contact Information

Name
David Black
Agency Name
ICPDS
Job Title
Planner IV
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Corinne Lytle-Bonine
Agency Name
Chambers Group Inc.
Job Title
Principal in Charge
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Name
Sergio Cabanas
Agency Name
Controlled Thermal Resources
Job Title
Applicant
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Niland
Counties
Imperial
Regions
Countywide
Cross Streets
Alcott Road and Davis Road
Total Acres
65
Parcel #
020-010-012, -013, 020-070-060, 020-010-031, -032, -035, -042, -044, 020-060-001, -002, -039, -0
Waterways
Alamo River
Township
11S
Range
13E
Section
11-14
Base
SBM

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Colorado River Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Development Types
Other (Industrial : 65 Acres 112 employees)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Ceqa Review
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Archeological/Historical/Forest Land/Fire Hazard/ Seismic/ Facilities/ Soil Erosion/ Compaction/ Grading/ Toxic/ Circulation/ Water Supply/ Groundwater/ Energy/ GHG/ Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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