Raven SR Bioenergy Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Richmond
Document Title
Raven SR Bioenergy Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Industrial - Sanitary Landfill
Document Description
ISMND for proposal to construct and operate a bioenergy system composed of the Raven SR multi-patented Steam/C02 Reformation process on approximately 2.5 acres of the existing Bulk Materials Processing Center (BMPC) of the West Contra Costa County Sanitary Landfill (WCCCSL). The non-combustion process would convert blended green waste and food waste into renewable, transportation grade hydrogen that would be exported offsite for various renewable energy products.

Contact Information

Lydia Elias
Agency Name
City of Richmond
Job Title
Planner I
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Crescentia Brown
Agency Name
Job Title
Project Director
Contact Types
Consulting Firm


Contra Costa
San Francisco Bay Area
Cross Streets
Parr Boulevard and Richmond Parkway
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
BNSF (1.2 mi)
Verde Elementary (1.1 mi)
San Pablo Bay, San Pablo Creek, Wildcat Creek
Other Location Info
2.5 acres within existing 340-acre landfill facility

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Energy Commission, California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Development Types
Industrial (facility to convert organics to hydrogen)(Sq. Ft. 40000, Acres 2.5, Employees 9)
Local Actions
Site Plan, Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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