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-D070-2014-003||CX||Lands and Realty||USGS proposes to build an Earthquake Early Warning station consisting of 2 structures. 1 will house the solar array, backup power, satallite tracking receiver/antenna and a radi for real-time data transfer. Structure 2 will house the datalogger and two earthquake sensors. NHPA Status added 6/20/14, updated 7/1/14. ||Imperial County, CA||Veronica Vogan|
|Signed||10/29/2013||07/23/2014||NHA||El Centro ||2014|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2014-0080||DNA||Recreation||Applicant proposes to conduct one day of filming within the ISDRA at Glamis for a student film project. Filming would be of a girl walking in the sand and finds a row of mirrors. No earth disturbing activities or pyrotechnics would occur. Crew size would be 6 people.
NHPA status added 7/22/2014||ISDRA- Glamis||Dallas Meeks|
|Signed||07/21/2014||07/23/2014||CMP||El Centro ||2014|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2014-0079||CX||Recreation||Applicant proposes to conduct demo rides on October 3 through October 14, 2014 and on October 30 through November 3, 2014 within the ISDRA, Glamis area. Rides would be approximately 20 minutes each and have 12 or less vehicles per ride. Approximately 300 participants are expected with no spectators.||ISDRA, Glamis||Dallas Meeks|
|Active||07/16/2014||El Centro ||2014|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2014-0078||CX||Recreation||Applicant proposes to conduct Polarius ATV demo rides within the ISDRA, Glamis on October 27 through November 3, 2014. The rides would start and end on private property and would be no longer than two mile per ride.
Approximately 300 to 400 participants are expected with no spectators.||ISDRA, Glamis||Dallas Meeks|
|Active||07/16/2014||El Centro ||2014|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2013-0017||CX||Lands and Realty||ROW Renewal - Apiary, David Winter. NHPA Status added 7/14/14.||McCain Valley||Nicollee Gaddis|
|Active||10/25/2012||EXM||El Centro ||2013|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2014-0077||CX||Recreation||Applicant proposes to conduct two days of 4X4 trail riding within the Superstition Mountain Open OHV area on January 16 & 17, 2015.
150 to 200 participants are expected with no spectators.||Dallas Meeks|
|Active||07/09/2014||El Centro ||2014|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2014-0071||DNA||Recreation||Applicant proposes to condict 5 days of filming within the ISDRA on Gecko road and in Gecko campground. Filming would be of actors portray immigrant walkin and camping in the desert. One horse would also be used with a rider.
No pyrotecnics or earth disturbing activities would occur.
35 to 40 people for cast and crew.||Dallas Meeks|
|Cancelled||06/19/2014||El Centro ||2014|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2014-0076||DNA||Recreation||Applicant proposes to conduct one day of filming at Osborne Overlook within the ISDRA on July 9, 2014. Filming would be of an actor dancing, fighting, staff in the sand at Osborne Overlook.
Crew size would be 25 people, 1-2 15 passenger vans and 1 cargo van. They are proposing to utilize approximately 15 smoke bombs. No earth disturbing activities or pyrotechnic would occur.
Filming would occur from 1400-2200 hours.
The proposed action is a short-term use not entailing any significant environmental disturbance. NHPA Status entered 7/3/14.
||Osborne Overlook, ISDRA||Victoria Hernandez|
|Signed||07/01/2014||07/07/2014||CMP||El Centro ||2014|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2014-0072-DNA||DNA||Energy and Minerals||Lease CA-964, GSN-670-14-42.
Geothermal Sundry Notice (GSN) for site and Road Construction within the GEM 2/3 facility to prepare for summer peak operation hours. The proposed construction would involve modification of piping, installation of a cable rack, a transformer, a chemical tank and a pump. NHPA Status added 7/1/14.
||East Mesa Geothermal Field, Holtville, CA||Efe Erukanure|
|Signed||06/19/2014||07/03/2014||CMP||El Centro ||2014|
|DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2014-0075||EA||Construction||In order to facilitate access for the public and agency, the Bureau of Land Management, El Centro Field Office proposes to extend the current parking area 22 ft. to the north to provide additional and ABA accessible parking spots, increase accessibility to interpretive waysides and exhibits, resurface the existing access road, and construct a safer off-ramp from Gray’s Well Road to the access road. The proposal also includes aesthetic site improvements with the installation of a truncated sign identifying the location. The proposed project will occur in the OHV Open area, as designated in the California Desert Conservation Area Plan (1980, as amended), and is in heavily disturbed recreation areas. NHPA Status added 7/1/14.||Neil Hamada|
|Active||06/30/2014||NAE||El Centro ||2014|