Initial Study No. 8380; Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3762


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
Initial Study No. 8380; Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application No. 3762
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Landfill Site and Farming
Document Description
Allow the construction and operation of a landfill gas conditioning system with two 1,980 kW power generators for treating raw landfill gas to a pipeline quality gas on an approximately 43,264 square-foot portion of a 39.55-acre Fresno County landfill site in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural; 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District (APN: 020-052-9ST) (18950 W. American Avenue) allow connecting the system to the proposed 8-mile subsurface biomethane feeder pipeline to run through American Avenue road right-of-way (utility easement) via a franchise agreement and through State Route 145 (S. Madera Avenue) right-of-way and to terminate at a PG&E transmission pipeline interconnection Receipt Point metering facility to be constructed on an approximately 10,000 square feet portion of a 313.6-acre parcel (APN 030-070-25S) in the AE-20 (Exclusive Agricultural; 20-acre minimum parcel size) Zone District. The landfill site is located on the north side of American Avenue approximately 1,925 feet west of its intersection with Humboldt Avenue and 3.8 miles southwest of the City of Kerman. The Receipt Point facility site is located on the northwest corner of Manning Avenue and State Route 145 (S. Madera Avenue) approximately seven miles south of the City of Kerman (Sup. Dist. 1) (APNs: 020-052-9ST; 030-070-25S).

Contact Information

Ejaz Ahmad
Agency Name
Job Title
Planner III
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
American Ave and Humboldt Ave; Manning Ave and State Route 145 (Madera Ave.)
Total Acres
Parcel #
020-052-9ST & 030-070-25S

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 Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT)
Development Types
Commercial (Sq. Ft. 53264, Acres 353.15, Employees 2)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Energy, 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, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from State Reviewing Agency(ies)]

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