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|Welcome to the California
Utilities Commission (CPUC) website
for the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review of proposed
construction of the Eldorado to Ivanpah Transmission Line Upgrade
Project (Ivanpah). An application for this project was submitted to the
CPUC on May 28, 2009 (Application
A.09-05-027).This site provides
access to public documents and information relevant to the CEQA review
BackgroundSouthern California Edison (SCE) has filed an application with the CPUC to construct Ivanpah. The CPUC is the CEQA lead agency and the BLM is the NEPA lead agency.
Ivanpah, as proposed by SCE, includes transmission upgrades to interconnect renewable energy projects, including the DPT1 Solar Project, in the Mojave Desert area spanning the California border.
The Ivanpah Project's major components include the following:
Figure 1: Proposed Route and Alternatives shows an overview of the Project.
Application and Proponent's Environmental Assessment (PEA)The PEA was submitted May 28, 2009 and is available here. (3 MB)
Other Documents AvailableNotice of Preparation - released July 23, 2009.
Notice of Intent - released July 27, 2009.
Scoping Summary Report - released October 14, 2009.
Scoping Summary Report Appendix (5 MB)
Notice of Availability and Public Meetings for Draft EIR/EIS - Released April 30, 2010.
Notice of Availability for the Final EIR/EIS - Released November 5, 2010. Revised November 8, 2010
Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS)Draft EIR/EIS
The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement and comments submitted during the public review period are available here.
The Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement is available here.
Commission Decision (If applicable)
Construction Progress and Mitigation MonitoringReports issued by the CPUC, reports on construction progress, and reports issued at part of the Mitigation Monitoring Program will be published here, when available.
For Additional InformationThe CPUC, through its Environmental Review Team, is conducting an environmental review of the project. To request additional information or to be added to the mailing list, please contact us by email, fax, or phone, as follows:
Project email: Ivanpah@ene.com
Project voicemail: 877-478-4686
Project fax: (415) 981-0101
The CPUC's Project Manager is:
CPUC Energy Division California
Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tel. (415) 703-3175
The BLM's Project Manager is:
Right-of-Way Project Manager
Bureau of Land Management
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