Proposed Location: 2 miles south of the California-Nevada border and 0.5 mile west of Interstate 15 in eastern San Bernardino County, California
Electricity Production Capacity: 300 megawatts
Company: Desert Stateline, LLC (a subsidiary of First Solar Development, Inc.)
Acreage: 1,685 acres
Status: The Draft Environmental Impact Statement is available and public comments are being accepted.
Public Comment: February 21, 2013
Electrical Transmission Connection: The solar facility will connect to the grid via a 2.3 mile 220-kilovolt transmission line
Company's Expected Benefit:
- The project would generate enough electricity to power 90,000 homes
The protest period begins on November 15, 2013 and ends on December 16, 2013.
Publication of the NOA initiates a public comment period of 90 days, ending February 21, 2013. During the comment period, the BLM will solicit public comments on planning issues, concerns, potential impacts, alternatives, and mitigation measures that should be considered in the analysis of the proposed action.
Comments addressed to BLM can be sent by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or in writing to the Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District, Attn: Stateline Solar Project, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Public Comments, March 8, 2013
Public Meetings and Hearings
The Bureau of Land Management will hold three public meetings:
|Location||Primm Valley Golf Club, 1 Yates Well Road, Nipton, CA 92364|
|Date||January 9, 2013|
|Times||2:00 PM - 5:00 PM and 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
|Location||Holiday Inn Express - Lenwood, 2700 Lenwood Road, |
Barstow, CA 92311
|Date||January 10, 2013|
|Times||6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
Future meetings, hearings and any other public involvement activities will be announced at least 15 days in advance through public notices, media releases, and/or mailings.
For more information, contact the Bureau of Land Management Project Manager, Jeff Childers (951) 697-5308.