STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Conservation and Development Commission
NOTICE OF EXEMPTION
To: Office of Planning and Research 1400 Tenth Street, Room 121 Sacramento, CA 95814 From: California Energy Commission 1516 Ninth Street, MS-2000 Sacramento, CA 95814
Project Title: Wastewater Disposal Pipeline and Two Injection Wells Sunrise Power Project (Docket #98-AFC-4C)
Project Location: Thirty-five miles southwest of Bakersfield, one mile southwest of the intersection of State Route 33 and Shale Road in Kern County.
Description of Project: The construction of a 2.5 mile underground pipeline and two injection wells to provide a wastewater disposal option for the current simple-cycle operations for the Sunrise natural gas fired power plant, which commenced commercial operation on June 27, 2001.
Name of Public Agency Approving Project: California Energy Commission
Name of Person or Agency Carrying Out Project: Sunrise Power Co.
Exempt Status: CEQA Guidelines, Section 15304, Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons Why Project is Exempt: The construction associated with and the operation of the proposed pipeline and injections wells is minor in nature and will not result in any adverse environmental impacts.
Lead Agency Contact Person: Nancy Tronaas
Tel: (916) 654-3864
Dated: August 22, 2001
ENERGY RESOURCES CONSERVATION
AND DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
Compliance Project Manager
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