Environmental Documents


Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project

The Revised TRRP SEIR Addendum (October 2017) has been divided into three files, which may be accessed at:  https://cosantabarbara.box.com/s/7j4pl9f0mi0w68kdyliwzf7jemwhxnyf

TRRP SEIR Addendum August 2017

Final Subsequent EIR Revision Letter and Erata to 12EIR-00000-00002 (SCH #20122041068) for the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project

Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the following environmental documents pertain to the Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (FSEIR) that has been prepared for the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project:

Volume I

Cover (750.3KB)

Inside Cover  (6.83KB)
Table of Contents  (35KB)
1.0 Introduction  (229.55KB)
2.0 Summary  (382.8KB)
3.0 Project Description  (15.7MB)
4.0 Environmental Impact Analysis  (70KB)

5.0 Alternatives Analysis  (36.04MB)
6.0 Growth Inducement  (16.8KB)
7.0 References  (52.53KB)
8.0 Preparers of this Report  (10.32KB)
9.0 Response to Comments  (36.7MB)

Volume II:  Appendices

Volume II Cover  (751.2KB)
A.  Notice of Preparation  (3.18MB)
B.  Responses to Notice of Preparation  (4.52MB)
C.  Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Technical Report  (19.5MB)
D.  Rare Plant Survey Letter Report  (2.07MB)
E.  Biological Technical Report  (3.38MB)
F.  Hazards and Hazardous Material  (11.03MB)
G.  Soils Engineering Report and Engineering Geology Investigation  (6.1MB)
H.  Slope Stability Evaluation, Compost Management Unit  (1.25MB)
I.  Phase I Cultural Resources Investigation  (17.4MB)
J.  Community Noise Technical Study  (22.6MB)
K.  Traffic and Circulation Study  (61.1MB)
K1.  Traffic Memorandum, Alternative C Construction  (249.22KB)
L.  Hydrology and Hydraulic Analysis Report  (64KB)
M. Hydrology Assessment of Project Alternatives Technical Memorandum  (31.6MB)
N.  Surface Water Quality Technical Report  (9.3MB)
O.  Hydrologic and Water Supply Impact Analysis Report  (2.5MB)
P.  U.S. EPA WARM Model Output  (75.38KB)
Q.  Alternate Site Screening Matrix  (35.81KB)
R.  Correspondence with MarBorg Industries and Mustang Renewable Power Ventures (vendor)  (6.9MB)
S. Cumulative Project Lists for Alternatives B, C, and D  (12.97MB)

The following environmental documents pertain to the Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR) for the Tajiguas Resource Recovery Project (12EIR-00000-00002):

DSEIR Inside Cover  (6.84 KB)
DSEIR Cover 

DSEIR Table of Contents   (33.19 KB)
1.0 DSEIR Introduction   (216.04 KB)
2.0 DSEIR Summary  (351.47 KB)
3.0 Project Description  (18 MB)
4.0 Environmental Impact Introduction   (65.48 KB)
4.1 Visual Resources Aesthetics  (10.46 KB)
4.2 Air Quality Greenhouse Gas  (1.6 MB)
4.3 Biological Resources   (886.57 KB)
4.4 Hazards_Hazardous Materials  (1.81 MB)
4.5 Geologic Processes   (3.33 MB)
4.6 Cultural Resources  (48.63 KB)
4.7 Noise  (1.88 MB)
4.8 Land Use  (350.75 KB)
4.9 Transportation_Circulation  (807.91 KB)
4.10 Water Resources  (359.01 KB)
4.11 Public Health_Nuisance  (32 KB)
4.12 Environmental Justice  (30.74 KB)
4.13 Impacts Not Significant  (21.34 KB)
5.0 Alternatives Analysis  (35.70 MB)
6.0 Growth Inducement  (16.13 KB)
7.0 References  (49.04 KB)
8.0 Preparers  (9.76 KB)

Volume 2

Appendix A Notice of Preparation Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (3.10 MB)
Appendix B Notice of Preparation Responses  (4.3 MB)
Appendix C Air Quality GHG Report Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (16.27 MB)
Appendix D Rare Plant Report Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (2.01 MB)
Appendix E Biology Technical Report Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (3.29 MB)
Appendix F Hazards_Haz Mats Study Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (10.76 MB)
Appendix G Soils Engineering Report Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (5.85 MB)
Appendix H Slope Stability Eval Composting Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (1.21 MB)
Appendix I Cultural Resources Investigation Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (17 MB)
Appendix J Community Noise Study Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (20.51 MB)
Appendix K Traffic Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (61.11 MB)
Appendix K1 Traffic SCRTS Revision Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (244.42 KB)
Appendix L Hydrology_Hydraulic Rpt Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (58.21 MB)
Appendix M Hydrology Alternatives Memo Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (30.89 MB)
Appendix N Surface Water Quality Report Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (9.06 MB)
Appendix O Hydrogeologic and Water Supply Rpt Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (2.45 MB)
Appendix P WARM Model Output Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (69.72 KB)
Appendix Q Alternative Site Screening Matrix Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (30.79 KB)
Appendix R MarBorg_ Mustang Correspondence Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (6.76 MB)
Appendix S Project Lists Alternatives B_C_D Subseq Draft EIR Resource Recovery Project  (12.66 MB)

The following environmental documents may also be found on the website for the Resource Recovery Project:
http://conversiontechnologystudy.com/pages/downloads.php

Notice of Preparation (April 19, 2012)
Notice of Prep Resource Recovery Project (April 2012)

Subsequent Environmental Impact Report Scoping Document (April 2012)
Subsequent EIR Scoping Doc Resource Recovery Project (April 2012)


Single Use Plastic Bag Ban

Final Environmental Impact Report (April 2015)
SB County Bag Ordinance Final EIR

Notice of Preparation for Draft Environmental Impact Report (November 5, 2013)
Notice of Prep Draft EIR Plastic Bag Ban (Nov 2013)

Draft Environmental Impact Report for Single Use Plastic Bag Ban Ordinance (December 2013)
Draft EIR Plastic Bag Ordinance (December 2013)


Tajiguas Reconfiguration & Baron Ranch Restoration

September 2014

Baron Ranch Restoration Addendum_Sept 25 2014

March 2009

Proposed Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report for the Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project.

Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), a proposed Final Subsequent EIR has been prepared for the Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project.  This proposed Final Subsequent EIR discusses the potential environmental impacts of the proposed project and suggests measures which could eliminate or reduce these impacts.

Transmittal of Proposed Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report .

 

Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (08EIR-00000-00007)

 

The Final Subsequent EIR is comprised of Volume 1 (SEIR and Appendices A-J, dated March 2009) and Volume 2 (SEIR & Technical Appendices E-K, dated December 2008). The proposed Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (FSEIR, which consists of two volumes, may be accessed by clicking on these links: 
Final SEIR vol. 1 (66 MB) and Final SEIR vol. 2 (Same as Draft SEIR vol. 2 Below) (76.6 MB)

 

December 2008

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF AND PUBLIC HEARING ON THE DRAFT SUBSEQUENT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE TAJIGUAS LANDFILL RECONFIGURATION AND BARON RANCH RESTORATION PROJECT

The County of Santa Barbara Public Works Department, Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division (RRWMD) is the Lead Agency responsible for preparing a Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project in Santa Barbara County.

Notice of Availability

Click on this link to access the Notice of Availability of and Public Hearing on the Draft Subsequent EIR (published on December 17, 2008):  Notice of Availability and Public Hearing 

If you have any questions, please contact Joddi Leipner, Senior Engineering Environmental Planner, at (805) 882-3614.

Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report for Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project (08EIR-00000-00007)

The Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR), which is comprised of two volumes, may be accessed by clicking on these links: Draft SEIR vol. 1  (65.4 MB) and Draft SEIR vol. 2  (76.6 MB)

Errata for the Draft Subsequent EIR (08EIR-00000-00007) for the Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project

After publication of the Draft Subsequent EIR for the Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project, it was noted that scale bars and north arrows were inadvertently omitted from the following figures.  Copies of the revised figures are provided below:

DSEIR Figure 3-2
DSEIR Figure 3-3
DSEIR Figure 3-4
DSEIR Figure 3-5
DSEIR Figure 3-9
DSEIR Figure 4.7-1

Tajiguas Landfill Expansion:  Elimination of the Coastal Zone Southeast Corner Modification and Change in North Borrow/Stockpile Area
 

Final CEQA Addendum

Final Environmental Impact Report for Tajiguas Landfill Expansion Project (01-EIR-05)

Also provided below are the links to the Final EIR (01-EIR-05)(comprised of three volumes) for the Tajiguas Landfill Expansion Project (certified by the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors on August 13, 2002), which is incorporated by reference in the Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report for the Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project (08EIR-00000-00007):

Volume 1 of Draft EIR:

Table of Contents
Section 1: Introduction and Executive Summary
Section 2: Project Description
Section 3: Environmental Setting, Impacts, and Mitigation Measures
Section 4: Alternatives to Proposed Project
Section 5: Persons and Organizations Consulted
Section 6: References and Resources
Section 7: List of Abbreviations
Section 8: Draft EIR Mailing List
Appendix A: Notice of Preparation
Appendix B: Revised Notice of Preparation
Appendix C: Water Quality Data
Appendix D: Correspondence with Native American Heritage Commission
Appendix E: Air Resources

Volume 2:  Final EIR:

Final EIR Chapter 1: Introduction
Final EIR Chapter 2: Responses to Comments on Draft EIR 
Final EIR Chapter 3: Response to Comments on the Draft EIR Regarding Waste Processing Technologies
Final EIR Chapter 4: Revised and Additional Materials
Final EIR Chapter 5: Persons and Organizations Consulted
Final EIR Chapter 6: References and Resources
Final EIR Chapter 7: List of Abbreviations
Final EIR Chapter 8: Final EIR Mailing List
Final EIR Appendix A: Notice of Completion and State Clearinghouse Response
Final EIR Appendix B: Public Notices of Availability of Draft EIR and Public Meetings and Extension of Comment Period
Final EIR Appendix C: Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan

Volume 3:  Technical Studies:

Final EIR: Traffic Analysis 
Final EIR: Surface Water Resources Report 
Final EIR: Soil Loss Analysis 
Final EIR: Slope Stability Evaluation 
Final EIR: Monitoring Well Installation Report
Final EIR: DEIR Technical Studies Cover Page
Final EIR: Biological Assessment
Final EIR: ARCADIS Appendix F

If you have any questions about the DSEIR or the Final EIR, please contact Ms.Leipner at (805) 882-3614.

February 2008

NOTICE OF PREPARATION

Public Notice of Scoping Meeting and Request for Comments on Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project

The County of Santa Barbara Public Works Department, Resource Recovery and Waste Management Division (RRWMD) is the Lead Agency responsible for preparing a Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project in Santa Barbara County. In accordance with Section 15082 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines, a Notice of Preparation (NOP) has been prepared for the Tajiguas Landfill Reconfiguration and Baron Ranch Restoration Project. This NOP is a request for comment on the scope of environmental issues that an individual or organization believes should be addressed in the Supplemental EIR, regarding the proposed reconfiguration and restoration project.

Below is the link to the Notice of Preparation and scoping paper that describe the issues currently anticipated to be addressed in the Supplemental EIR. Various County of Santa Barbara decision makers (i.e. Board of Supervisors), County agencies (i.e. Environmental Health Services Division as the Local Enforcement Agency [LEA]), and responsible agencies (i.e. Regional Water Quality Control Board--Central Coast Region [RWQCB], California Integrated Waste Management Board [CIWMB], Army Corps of Engineers [ACOE], United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and the California Department of Fish and Game [CDFG], will need to use the Supplemental EIR prepared by the County Public Works Department when considering the issuance of permits or other actions related to the proposed project.

Final NOP and Scoping Document.pdf
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FIGURE 2.pdf
FIGURE 3.pdf
FIGURE 4.pdf
FIGURE 5.pdf
FIGURE 6.pdf
FIGURE 7.pdf
FIGURE 8.pdf

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Joddi Leipner at (805) 882-3614.

Santa Barbara County Hazardous Waste Collection Program

Final Environmental Impact Report for Santa Barbara County Household & Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection Program (March 1993)
Final EIR for Household and Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection Program