Notice is hereby given that the City of Pismo Beach, as Lead Agency, has completed an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) pursuant to the authority and criteria contained in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the State CEQA Guidelines for the Central Coast Blue Project. A Draft EIR is an informational document that evaluates a proposed project’s potential to significantly impact the environment, while also identifying ways to reduce or avoid environmental impacts through mitigation measures and alternatives to the project. The City is inviting your comments, which should be focused on the sufficiency of the document in disclosing the potential environmental effects from the project and proposed mitigation measures.
The 45-day public review period begins Monday, July 20, 2020 and ends Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 5 p.m.
During the review period, two public meetings with be held by the City of Pismo Beach. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via video conference. Information on how to access the video conference will be available at https://centralcoastblue.com/recent-updates/ at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. The second meeting will be held during the course of the City Council meeting on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Information on the meeting format and venue will be available in the official meeting agenda posted at https://pismobeach.org/897/Agenda-Center.
Read the Notice of Availability here.
View the Draft Environmental Impact Report at the links below.
- Draft Environmental Impact Report (no appendices)
- Appendix A Notice of Preparation and Scoping Meeting Materials
- Appendix B Reverse Osmosis (RO) Concentrate Sampling Plan Results
- Appendix C Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Modeling
- Appendix D Biological Resources Assessment
- Appendix E Cultural Resources Assessment – CONFIDENTIAL*
- Appendix F Energy Calculations
- Appendix G Hydrogeologic Evaluation
- Appendix H Noise Data and Modeling
- Appendix I Paleontological Resources Assessment
- Appendix J AB 52 Consultation Letters
*Note: This document contains sensitive and confidential information concerning archaeological sites, including maps and other sensitive information. As such, this report is not available for public distribution. Archaeological site locations are exempt from the California Public Records Act, as specified in Government Code 6254.10, and from the Freedom of Information Act (Exemption 3), under the legal authority of both the National Historic Preservation Act (PL 102-574, Section 304[a]) and the Archaeological Resources Protection Act (PL 96-95, Section 9[a]).
View the CEQANet listing here.