El Centro Field Office

SDG&E East County (ECO) Substation Project
CASE FILE NUMBER: CACA-51204
DOCUMENT NUMBER: DOI-BLM-CA-D070-2010-0027-EIS


The following diagram shows the current progress for this proposed project with links to applicable project-related documents. The colored bar in the center indicates the items that have been completed or are currently underway.

 

Federal Coordination Process
  

- Right-of-Way Grant

 Record of Decision -  
  Notification of Final EIS

  Publication of Final EIS -

  
  - Public Comment Period
Notice of Availability of Draft EIS -  
  CPUC-BLM Draft EIS/EIR
Notice of Intent -  

Project Vitals

Location: The project site is located in southeastern San Diego County, east of Jacumba and along Old Highway 80.

Transmission Line: 138 kV

Company: SDG&E

Acreage: 10.4 acres of public lands

Status: Record of Decision signed 8/21/12

Electrical Transmission Connection: The 138 kV transmission line would transmit electricity from the proposed SDG&E ECO Substation to the proposed SDG&E rebuilt Boulevard Substation.


Public Comments

During the 70-day public review period, more than 200 comment letters were received on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR). These comment letters and corresponding responses are presented chronologically and organized in the following categories:

A. Federal agencies and officials
B. State and local agencies and officials
C. Native American tribes
D. Community groups, non-profit organizations, and private organizations
E. The applicants
F. Individuals
G. Form letters

View received comments


Public Meetings and Hearings

The BLM and CPUC held two joint public informational workshop meetings on the project.

The meetings were held at the following dates, times and locations:

1/26/11, 7p.m., Jacumba Highland Center, 44681 Old Highway 80, Jacumba, CA
2/2/11, 7p.m., Boulevard Volunteer Fire Department, 39223 Highway 94, Boulevard, CA

Two scoping meetings were also held to solicit public comment on issues, concerns, potential impacts, alternatives, and mitigation measures to be considered in the preparation of the draft EIS/EIR.

The meetings were held at the following dates, times and locations:

1/27/10, 7p.m., Jacumba Highland Center, 44681 Old Highway 80, Jacumba, CA
1/28/10, 7p.m., Boulevard Volunteer Fire Department, 39223 Highway 94, Boulevard, CA


For more information, contact R. Brian Paul at (760)337-4445.


Authorization Documents

Notice to Proceed   2/5/13
Right-of-Way Grant

Record of Decision

Decision Memorandum
Appendix A - Biological Opinion
Appendix B - Memorandum of Agreement
Appendix C - Adopted Mitigation Measures

Final EIS/EIR

Final EIS/EIR
The FEIS/EIR is located on the State of California Public Utilities Commission website.

Draft EIS/EIR

Draft EIS/EIR
The DEIS/DEIR is located on the State of California Public Utilities Commission website.

Related Documents (*.pdf)
Project Location Map  
12/2/09; 3.1Mb

Related Links

BLM CDD Renewable Energy
Understanding the NEPA Process
 


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El Centro Field Office
1661 S. 4th Street
El Centro CA 92243
Phone: (760) 337-4400
Fax: (760) 337-4490
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