Evergreen Concord
Emergency Peaker Project

Docket Number:

01-EP-13 (Application For Certification)

Project Status: Withdrawn, August 1, 2001, by applicant.

APPLICANT: Evergreen Power Company

LOCATION: Contra Costa County

SIZE: 50 Megawatt Peaking Power Plant


Evergreen Power Company submitted an application for the 50 MW Evergreen Concord Peaking Facility on June 1, 2001, for a permit under the emergency permitting process. The proposed project would have been located on a portion of the Lesher Property, located just north of Evora Road and Highway 4, near the intersection with Willow Pass Road in unincorporated Contra Costa County. The Energy Commission found that application to be incomplete on June 5. Evergreen did not submit a supplemental application.

Energy Commission Facility Certification Process

The California Energy Commission is the lead agency (for licensing thermal power plants 50 megawatts and larger) under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and has a certified regulatory program under CEQA. Under its certified program, the Energy Commission is exempt from having to prepare an environmental impact report. Its certified program, however, does require environmental analysis of the project, including an analysis of alternatives and mitigation measures to minimize any significant adverse effect the project may have on the environment.

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