DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0050-EA

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NEPA Document Collection for: DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0050-EA
EA at Dead Horse Wells Geothermal Area for Geothermal/Well Field, Geothermal/Power Plant

Wild Rose Geothermal Project EA for Geothermal/Well Field, Geothermal/Power Plant

General NEPA Document Info
Energy Sector Geothermal energy

Environmental
Analysis Type

EA

Applicant

Ormat Technologies Inc
Consultant EMPSi

Geothermal Area

Dead Horse Wells Geothermal Area

Project Location

California

Project Phase

Geothermal/Well Field, Geothermal/Power Plant

Techniques

Drilling Techniques, Development Drilling
Time Frame (days)
Application Time 245
Participating Agencies

Lead Agency

Bureau of Land Management

Funding Agency

none provided

Managing District Office

Carson City

Managing Field Office

Stillwater

Funding Agencies

none provided

Surface Manager

Bureau of Land Management

Mineral Manager

Bureau of Land Management
Selected Dates
Application Date 2012/02/03
Application
Document Type
POO, POU, POD
Revised Application Date 2012/02/14
Preliminary EA-EIS Date 2012/07/11
Final EA-EIS Date
/Public Comment Period
2012/10/05
Decision Document Date 10/5/2012
Relevant Numbers
Lead Agency
Doc Number
DOI-BLM-NV-C010-2012-0050-EA
Serial Number NVN-084239X
Lease Numbers

Proposed Action

Drill and test up to 4 wells, 15 - 35 MW new power plant facility and substation, construction and operation of production and injection wells, pipelines asses roads, etc, construct and operate a 120 kV gen-tie and switching station.

Conditions of Approval

See attached file of Conditions of Approval.

Data Completion Notes

Data entry complete.

Documents

Serial Register Page:
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
FONSI: 
Decision: 
 
Other: (these docs should be moved to "Other Documents") 
 

Resource Analysis

Resource Not
Present
Present,
Not
Affected
Present,
Potentially
Affected
Not
Indicated
Comment Applicant
Proposed
Mitigation
Agency
Imposed
Mitigation
Air Quality
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

proposed imposed
Areas of Critical Environmental Concern
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

   
Cultural Resources
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

The proposed action will avoid all historic properties.

proposed imposed
Environmental Justice
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

   
Prime or Unique Farmlands
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

   
Floodplains
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

   
Invasive, Nonnative Species
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

proposed  
Migratory Birds
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

   
Native American Concerns
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

The proposed action will not impact any traditional cultural properties, significant religious or sacred sites, or other known sites of cultural importance.

  imposed
Threatened and Endangered Species
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

After consulting with the BLM wildlife biologist and the USFWS website for Nevada, no T & E species are known to exist in the project area.

   
Wastes Hazardous or Solid
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

No hazardous wastes occur in the proposed project area and all solid wastes would be disposed off-site (see Section 2.1.7.2).

   
Wetlands and Riparian Zones
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

   
Wild and Scenic Rivers
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

   
Wilderness
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

The proposed action is located near the Gabbs Wilderness Study Area, but will not affect wilderness character.

   
Visual Resources
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

  imposed
Geology and Minerals
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

  imposed
Wildlife Resources
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

proposed imposed
BLM Sensitive Species
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

   
Range Resources
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

   
Fire Resources
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

proposed  
Vegetation
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

proposed  
Noise
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

proposed  
Water Quantity
"NEPA_Resource_Analysis" is not in the list of possible values (Not Present, Present, Not Affected, Present, Potentially Affected, Not Indicated) for this property.

 

proposed