North County Issues & Actions:
Calpine Power Plant
The Calpine Plant is proposed for Northern Monterey County in the community of Pajaro. This 45-megawatt powerplant, if built, would be constructed in a redevelopment zone and in a flood plain. This plant would use significant amounts of water, even though the Pajaro area already suffers from serious overdraft and salt water intrusion.
LandWatch Position: Opposes the Project
Project Status: Withdrawn
LandWatch engages in the public process in a variety of ways. For this project, here is a list of our engagement strategies.
Letter: Comments on the Notice of the Intent to Adopt a Negative Declaration (25K PDF file)
This LandWatch letter objects to the adoption of a Negative Declaration and states a full Environmental Impact Report is needed to study the impacts. (05.29.02)