Fresno to Bakersfield – Locally Generated Alternative
The Locally Generated Alternative is located between the cities of Shafter and Bakersfield in the Central Valley and has been developed in cooperation with the City of Bakersfield, the City of Shafter, and Kern County. It is approximately 23 miles long, includes a station option located at F Street and Golden State Avenue (State Route 204) and parallels existing railroad corridors within the Fresno to Bakersfield Section.
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The State of California and the federal government both require a proposed infrastructure project to undergo an extensive assessment of the project’s potential impacts on the environment – land, air, water, minerals, plants, animals and noise – and proposed actions to avoid or mitigate those impacts, if feasible.
Decisions regarding how and where to build the California high-speed rail system are made and justified by using detailed environmental studies and public comments on the potential environmental impacts of the proposed rail system and routes.
The materials listed under the Documents & Reports section below include studies and reports the Authority has produced to date, along with corresponding public comments received, during the environmental review process of the Fresno to Bakersfield project section and the Locally Generated Alternative.
Documents & Reports
The following documents are available for review upon request. The Authority encourages written requests submitted via our Public Records Portal.
- Locally Generated Alternative Combined Supplemental Record of Decision and Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
- Locally Generated Alternative Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Report
- Locally Generated Alternative Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report/Statement
- Fresno to Bakersfield Project Section: Final Supplemental EIR
- Fresno to Bakersfield Project Section: Draft Supplemental EIR/EIS
- Fresno to Bakersfield Project Section: Final EIR/EIS
- Fresno to Bakersfield Project Section: Revised Draft EIR/EIS
- Fresno to Bakersfield Project Section: Draft EIR/EIS
PROJECT SECTION ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS
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