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SPN-2009-00443, ROD for the Panoche Valley Solar Project, San Benito County, CA

Published March 31, 2016

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), South Pacific Division has completed a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Panoche Valley Solar Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The ROD may be found on the Corps, Sacramento District Website at: or at the South Pacific Division website at

The ROD follows the issuance of a Final Environmental impact Statement (Final EIS) on December 31, 2015. The EIS was prepared by the Corps to analyze the direct, indirect, and cumulative effects associated with the development of the Proposed Action