Proposed Location: San Bernardino County, 6 miles southwest of Baker
Electricity Production Capacity: Up to 358 MW on BLM-administered public land
Company: Soda Mountain Solar, LCC
Acreage: Approximately 4,179 acres
Status: A Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement was published on November 29, 2013.
Public Comment: Publication of the NOA initiates a public comment period open until March 3, 2014.
Electrical Transmission Connection: This project will not have a gentie. It will connect directly to an existing transmission line.
Publication of the Notice of Availability initiates a public comment period open until March 3, 2014. BLM is seeking public comments on planning issues, concerns, potential impacts, alternatives, and mitigation measures that should be considered in the analysis of the proposed action.
Written comments may be sent to:
Attn: Jeffery Childers, Soda Mountain Solar Project Manager, 22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553 or to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information please contact Jeffery Childers, Project Manager at (951) 697-5308.
Public Meetings and Hearings
Joint BLM/County Meetings
The Bureau of Land Management and the County of San Bernardino have scheduled two public meetings for public comment on the Soda Mountain Solar Project's draft environmental documents. Meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Comfort Suites, 2571 Fisher Blvd., Barstow.
Additional Public Meeting Scheduled
The Bureau of Land Management has scheduled an additional public meeting for public comment on the Soda Mountain Solar Project's draft environmental document. The meeting is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Travelodge Inn and Suites Yucca Valley Meeting Room, 54850 29 Palms Highway, Yucca Valley. Press Release.