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  • ELDORADO–IVANPAH TRANSMISSION PROJECT

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    8. References 1 2 1.0 Introduction 3 4 Bureau of Land Management. 1980. California Desert Conservation Area Plan. 5 6 _________. 1998. Las Vegas Resource Management Plan. 7 8 California Energy Commission (CEC) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM). 2009. Final Staff Assessment / Draft 9 Environmental Impact Statement of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Project (CEC-700-2008-013-FSA). 10 October. 11 12 California Energy Commission. 2007. Strategic Transmission Investment Plan, Publication No. CEC-700-2007-018CTF. 13 Docket No. 06-IEP-1F. 14 15 __________. 2008. Integrated Energy Policy Report Update. Publication No. CEC-100-2008-008-CMF. 16 17 California Independent System Operator (CAISO). 2008. CAISO Tariff Appendix U, Standard Large Generator 18 Interconnection Procedures. 19 20 __________. 2009. The California ISO Controlled Grid Generation Queue. June 30. 21 22 __________. 2010. The California ISO Controlled Grid Generation Queue. January 8. 23 24 California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), et al. 2009. Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative Report: Phase 2A. 25 September. 26 27 __________. 2010. Renewable Portfolio Standard Quarterly Report: 3rd Quarter 2010. 28 29 Southern California Edison. 2010. Right-of-Way Plan of Development, Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Line Project. 30 Prepared for Bureau of Land Management. Prepared by EPG, Inc. September 2010. 31 32 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). 2006. National Electric Transmission Congestion Study. 33 34 2.0 Description of Proposed Project and Alternatives 35 36 Blume, S. 2007. Electric Power System Basics for the Nonelectrical Professional. John Wiley and Sons, New Jersey. 37 38 Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). 2006. Klondike III / Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project. Appendix C: 39 Electrical Effects. Prepared by T. Dan Bracken, Inc. March. 40 41 California Energy Commission (CEC) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM). 2009. Final Staff Assessment / Draft 42 Environmental Impact Statement of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Project (CEC-700-2008-013-FSA). 43 October. 44 45 Dieli, Robert. 2010. Outdoor Recreation Planner. Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas Field Office, Las Vegas, 46 NV. Phone call with Rachel Wilkinson, Ecology and Environment, on October 25. 47 48 Grigsby, L.L. (ed.). 2007. Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL. 49

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    1 Power Delivery Consultants (PDC). 2010. What Limits Power Flow through an Overhead Transmission Line? 2 http://www.pdc-engineering.com/oh_limits_powerflow.pdf. Accessed October 21, 2010. 3 4 Southern California Edison (SCE). 2009. Proponent’s Environmental Assessment: Eldorado–Ivanpah 220 kV 5 Transmission Project. May 28. 6 7 Western Electric Coordinating Council (WECC). 2006. Remedial Action Scheme Design Guide. November. 8 9 3.1 Environmental Analysis 10 11 Association of Environmental Professionals. 2009. California Environmental Quality Act Statutes and Guidelines, 12 Appendix G, Environmental Checklist Form. 13 14 Bureau of Land Management (BLM). 2008. BLM National Environmental Policy Handbook H-1790-1. January. 15 16 3.2 Aesthetics and Visual Resources 17 18 Boulder City. 2003. Boulder City Master Plan. Special Planning Area Policies: Eldorado Valley. 19 20 Bureau of Land Management (BLM). 1980. California Desert Conservation Area Plan. 21 22 __________. n.d. Manual H-8410-1: Visual Resource Inventory. January 17. 23 http://www.blm.gov/nstc/VRM/8410.html. Accessed April 15, 2010. 24 25 __________. 1998. Las Vegas Resource Management Plan. 26 27 __________. 2002. Northern and Eastern Mojave Plan Amendment. 28 29 California Energy Commission (CEC) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM). 2009. Final Staff Assessment / Draft 30 Environmental Impact Statement of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Project (CEC-700-2008-013-FSA). 31 October. Section 6.12, Figure 2. 32 33 Clark County. 2006. Clark County Comprehensive Plan. Clark County, NV. 34 35 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 1986. Chapter 2, Tectonic Landforms: Plate T-4, the Great 36 Basin. In N.M. Short, Sr. and R.W. Blair, Jr. (eds.), Geomorphology from Space. Goddard Earth Sciences Data and 37 Information Services Center. http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/geomorphology/GEO_2/GEO_PLATE_T-4.shtml. Accessed 38 April 15, 2010. 39 40 Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT). 2005. I-15 Landscape and Aesthetics Corridor Plan. August 3. 41 42 __________. 2009. Nevada’s Scenic Byways. Accessed: November 17, 2009. Website: 43 www.nevadadot.com/pub_involvement/scenicbyways/the-byways.asp. 44 45 San Bernardino County. 2005. San Bernardino County General Plan: Open Space Element. 46 47 San Bernardino County. 2006. San Bernardino County General Plan: Conservation Element. 48 49

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    3.3 Air Quality 1 2 California Air Resources Board (CARB). 2008. Ambient Air Quality Standards. 3 http://www.arb.ca.gov/research/aaqs/aaqs2.pdf. Accessed November 11, 2009. 4 5 __________. 2009. The Greenhouse Effect and California: Fact Sheet. 6 http://www.arb.ca.gov/cc/factsheets/ccbackground.pdf. Accessed March 18, 2010. 7 8 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). 2007. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation, and 9 Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on 10 Climate Change [Parry, Martin L., Canziani, Osvaldo, et. al.]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United 11 Kingdom. 12 13 National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). 1996. Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Department and U.S. 14 Air Force Environmental Technical Applications Center Operating Location A. International Station Meteorological 15 Climate Summary Version 4.0. Federal Climate Complex. CD-ROM. September. 16 17 Office of Planning and Research (OPR), California Governor’s. 2009. CEQA Guidelines and Greenhouse Gases. 18 April 13. 19 20 Pew Center on Global Climate Change. 2008. The Causes of Global Climate Change (science brief). 21 22 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2009a. 2009 Monitor Values Report: Criteria Air Pollutants. 23 24 __________. 2009b. Basic Information: Climate Change. http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/basicinfo.html. 25 Accessed December 3, 2009. 26 27 __________. 2009c. Past Climate Change: Science. http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/science/pastcc.html. 28 Accessed December 3, 2009. 29 30 3.4 Biological Resources 31 32 AECOM. 2010. Eldorado-Ivanpah Transmission Project Supplemental Biotechnical Report 2010 Botanical Survey. 33 Prepared for Southern California Edison, July 2010. 34 35 American Ornithologists' Union (AOU). 1983. Check-list of North American Birds (sixth edition). Washington, D.C. 36 37 Avian Powerline Interaction Committee (APLIC). 2006. Suggested Practices for Avian Protection on Power lines: The 38 State of the Art in 2006. Edison Electric Institute, APLIC, and the California Energy Commission. Washington, D.C. 39 and Sacramento, California. p. 207. 40 41 Barbour, R.W. and W.H. Davis. 1969. Bats of America. The University of Kentucky Press. p. 286. 42 43 Barlow, J.C., Leckie, S.N. and Baril, C.T. 1999. Gray Vireo (Vireo vicinior): The Birds of North America Online (A. 44 Poole, ed.), doi:10.2173/bna.447. Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. Retrieved from the Birds of North America 45 Online. http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/bna/species/447. Accessed April 16, 2010. 46 47 Bates, C. 2006. Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia). In The Draft Desert Bird Conservation Plan: A Strategy for 48 Reversing the Decline of Desert-Associated Birds in California. California Partners in Flight. 49 50

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    Beaman, K.R. and J.E. Lovich. 2007. A History of Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum cinctum) Records from 1 California with Comments on Factors Affecting their Distribution. Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences. 2 pp. 39–58. 3 4 Beck, D.D. 2005. Biology of Gila Monsters and Beaded Lizards. University of California Press, Berkeley. p. 247. 5 6 Benson, L. 1982. The Cacti of the United States and Canada. Stanford University Press, 7 Stanford, California. p. 1044. 8 9 Brennan, T.C. and A.T. Holycross. 2006. Amphibians and Reptiles in Arizona. Arizona Game and Fish Department. 10 Phoenix, AZ. p. 150. 11 12 Brown, D.E. and N.B. Carmony. 1991. Gila Monster Facts and Folklore of America’s Aztec Lizard. High Lonesome 13 Books, Silver City, NM. p. 130. 14 15 Brown, P.E., R.D. Berry and C. Brown. 1993. Bats and Mines: Finding Solutions. In Bats Magazine, Volume 11, No. 16 2. Bats Conservation International. Austin, Texas. 17 18 Bureau of Land Management (BLM), United States Department of the Interior.