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Final Environmental Impact Report for Comprehensive Groundwater Cleanup Strategy Available

The Lahontan Water Board is the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) lead agency for the investigation and cleanup of chromium-contaminated groundwater at the PG&E Hinkley Compressor Station. A Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) was prepared by the Water Board and its consultant in connection with this project.

The Lahontan Water Board certified the Final EIR at its July 17, 2013 public meeting in Barstow. The resolution certifying the Final EIR is available here.

Presentations and Information from July 17, 2013 Water Board meeting relating to the Final EIR:

The Final EIR can be downloaded from this Webpage (see links below).

If you have any questions about the EIR or the environmental review process, please contact Anne Holden, Water Board EIR Project Manager, at 530-542-5450 or aholden@waterboards.ca.gov.

If you wish to discuss technical details of the groundwater cleanup project, please contact Lisa Dernbach, Water Board Project Manager, at 530-542-5424 or ldernbach@waterboards.ca.gov.

For media inquiries, please contact Lauri Kemper, Water Board Assistant Executive Officer, at 530-542-5436 or lkemper@waterboards.ca.gov.

PG&E's Petition to the State Water Board regarding definition of affected wells in EIR (dated August 16, 2013)

Final EIR Volume 1: Comments on Draft EIR and Responses

Volume 2: Revised Draft EIR

If you would like a CD of the Final EIR, please contact the Lahontan Water Board's South Lake Tahoe office at 530-542-5400. Hard copies of the Final EIR are available for viewing at:

  • Hinkley Senior Center, 35997 Mountain View Rd, Hinkley, CA
  • PG&E Hinkley Community Building, 22999 Community Blvd, Hinkley, CA
  • San Bernardino County Barstow Branch Library, 304 East Buena Vista St, Barstow, CA
  • Water Board Offices (14440 Civic Dr # 200, Victorville, CA; 2501 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA)

Presentations and handouts from public meetings on Draft EIR