Frazier Park Estates Water Woes Called ‘Major Impact’

Public Hearing Thursday, Aug. 27

The problem faced by the developers of the proposed Frazier Park Estates in finding an adequate water supply has been labelled a “significant and unavoidable” impact by the Kern County Planning Department. This follows review of public comments to the draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR).

“Based on this review and the applicant’s proposed water supply system for use of onsite water wells, the impacts are now considered significant and require additional mitigation…. The impact for provision of a sufficient water supply for the project, even with mitigation, is considered significant and unavoidable for the size and scope of the proposed project,” the Final EIR (FEIR) response to comments report states.

The Planning Commission’s public hearing is Thursday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m. at the Board of Supervisors Chambers [1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield.].

Mountain residents can see the report at the public library, at The Mountain Enterprise office, or at this site.

This is part of the August 21, 2009 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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