The table below shows the El Centro NEPA documents that are currently being developed or have recently been completed. The table also shows the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) status for each action. Some of the documents in that table are available on-line and can be downloaded by clicking the entry in the Type column.
|| NHPA Status
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0087-CX||CX||Lands and Realty||This ROW application is for the installation of an equipment rack with a five channel repeater inside of the existing Marine Core Air Station shelter (ROW CACA-48001) and includes placing an antenna system on their existing communication tower located on Black Mountain||Black Mountain||Ardith Collins|
|Signed||06/09/2015||06/17/2015||El Centro ||2015|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0088||DNA||Recreation||Still Photo Shoot of an athlete against scenery in running motion.||osbourne overlook; gecko road||ardith collins|
|Signed||06/10/2015||06/10/2015||El Centro ||2015|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0100 ||DNA||Recreation||Applicant proposes to conduct a one day motion picture film. Footage will consist of talent standing and walking in the sand dunes with two cameras filming him as he talks to the Holy Spirit. No earth disturbing activities or pyrotechnics would occur. ||Osborne Overlook||Ardith Collins|
|Signed||07/24/2015||07/24/2015||El Centro ||2015|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0096||DNA||Lands and Realty||Applicant proposes to conduct a one day motion picture film. Footage will consist of talent walking through the dunes with a camel. Ariel shots filmed with helicopter. ||Osbourne Overlook||Ardith Collins|
|Signed||07/23/2015||07/30/2015||El Centro ||2015|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0095||DNA||Lands and Realty||Applicant proposes to conduct a one day motion picture film. Footage will consist of two people standing at Osborne Overlook looking out over the dunes. There will be an RV stopped at a lookout in the middle of the dunes. No earth disturbing activities or pyrotechnics would occur. No earth disturbing activities or pyrotechnics would occur.||Osborne Overlook||Ardith Collins|
|Signed||07/22/2015||07/22/2015||El Centro ||2015|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0095||DNA||Lands and Realty||Applicant proposes to conduct a one day motion picture film. Footage will consist of an ECU that shows the sand slipping between Joni’s fingers as the late afternoon glow sets the mood. The RV is stopped at a lookout in the middle of the dunes and Joni is leaning down to get a closer look at the sand. No earth disturbing activities or pyrotechnics would occur. No earth disturbing activities or pyrotechnics would occur.||Osborne Overlook||Ardith Collins|
|Signed||07/22/2015||07/22/2015||El Centro ||2015|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0119-CX||CX||Lands and Realty||Modifications to the IV Substation are needed to protect the substation assets and fortify the security of the IV Substation as a key component of the U.S. electrical transmission grid. SDG&E is proposing several security upgrades including; a guard shelter, which would house a 24-hour security guard, parking for the security guard, and lighting upgrades which will include motion sensors. SDG&E is also proposing to install transformer screen walls around the IV transformer banks and phase shifting transformer positions.||Imperial Valley Substation, Imperial County, California||Ardith Collins|
|Signed||09/15/2015||09/22/2015||El Centro ||2015|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0086-CX||CX||Lands and Realty||The proposed project is to establish a right-of-way (ROW) for the construction, use, operation, maintenance and termination of a joint use radio transmission and relay facility including a 12’ x 28’ equipment shelter, overall site grounding and lightning protection system, site grading, 20’ access road, 6’ tall chain link fencing, commercial power supply, a 290 foot self-supporting tower, a standby power generation system and propane tank, a microwave communications system, and such other site improvements which may be necessary at the Cahuilla Ranger Station in the north dunes of Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area (ISDRA) located off State Highway 78 and Gecko Road, Imperial County, CA. The Cahuilla Ranger Station radio facility will be co-located and operated under a Memorandum of Agreement between the BLM, Imperial Valley Emergency Communications Agency and the United States Navy. The radio facility is needed to provide adequate coverage and management of the ISDRA by the BLM, and will enhance social and economic aspects for the public. ||Cahuilla Ranger Station Hwy 78 / Gecko Rd.||Veronica Vogan|
|Signed||06/05/2015||06/25/2015||EXM||El Centro ||2015|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0002||DNA||Lands and Realty||California Department of Fish and Game is proposing to construct the Salton Sea Species Conservation Habitat (SCH) Project consisting of ponds with berms, islands, sedimentation basins, pump stations, pipelines, and appurtenant structures. Portions of BLM land within the sea are proposed for use for this project. ||Salton Sea, Imperial County, California||Nicollee Gaddis|
|Signed||10/09/2014||El Centro ||2015|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2015-0122-CX||CX||Lands and Realty||On September 17, 2015 San Diego Gas and Electric filed an application to renew right-of-way (ROW) CACA-12459 to continue use of a microwave communication facility including a tower, two 12’ x 20’ buildings, access road, electrical transmission line, generator, and propane tank on Black Mountain, in Imperial County, California.
The original ROW CACA-12459 was authorized in 1982 for the construction, operation, and maintenance of a tower, building, and gas tank surrounded by a chain link fence. The ROW grant renewal would contain the same terms and conditions (T&Cs) as the original ROW grant, along with the current terms, conditions, and stipulations through 2015 added (Exhibit B).
||Black Mountain||Veronica Vogan|
|Signed||09/18/2015||09/25/2015||EXM||El Centro ||2015|