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LA County Releases DEIR for Chiquita’s Master Plan Revision

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The Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning has released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for Chiquita Canyon’s Master Plan Revision. These revisions will provide additional capacity and services and better utilize the existing landfill site to meet the critical solid waste management needs of the Santa Clarita Valley and greater Los Angeles area.

Copies of the DEIR are available for review at the following county public libraries:

Castaic Library                          Valencia Library                     Newhall Library
27955 Sloan Canyon Road         23743 Valencia Blvd.               24500 Main Street
Castaic, CA 91384                      Santa Clarita, CA 91355          Santa Clarita, CA 91321

A copy of the DEIR will be available for public review Monday to Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at:

County of Los Angeles
Department of Regional Planning
Zoning Permits North Section, Room 1348
320 West Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

An electronic version of the DEIR is also available on the Department’s website at by typing the project number R2004-00559-(5) in the Search Case Archive Window.

A public hearing on the DEIR has been scheduled before the Los Angeles County Depart of Regional Planning Hearing Examiner on July 31, 2014, starting at 6:00 p.m. and ending after the last testifier or 10:00 p.m., whichever comes first.  The hearing will be held at the Castaic Sports Complex Gymnasium, located at 31320 North Castaic Road, Castaic, CA 91384.

Community members can review the DEIR and offer comments within the 45-day comment period, which begins on July 10, 2014 and ends on August 24, 2014.

Written comments on the DEIR should be submitted to Iris Chi of the Department of Regional Planning via mail, fax (213 626 0434), or email (