Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2018-052-01, Mercer Fraser Commercial Gravel Operation

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Summary

SCH Number
1992083049
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2018-052-01, Mercer Fraser Commercial Gravel Operation
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The project inludes vehicle and heavy equipment use within the riparian corridor and bank full channel of the Mad, Lower Eel, Van Duzen, and Trinity rivers, excavation of aggregate from exposed bar surfaces, excavation of aggregate from deposits adjacent to the low-flow summer stream channel, isolated water bodies, and secondary channels. Access to extraction site amy require the placement and removal of temporary crossings. Excavation may also occur on high floodplain areas and in areas adjacent to riparian vegetation. The annual work period occurs between June 1 and October 15, with the exception of temporary crossings, which are restricted to the work period of June 30 and October 15. Pre-extraction monitoring and planning activities begin as early as April 1 and may extend through July. Post-extraction monitoring and habitat surveys may extend through the month of November. Pre-extraction planning activities may involve travel to survey areas by passenger vehicle on existing haul roads and across exposed gravel bars of the Mad, Eel, Van Duzen river channels. Equipment used for excavation activities include rubber-tired loaders, tracked bulldozers, belly-scrapers, tracked excavators, large off-road haul trucks, belly dumps, dump trucks, personal vehicles, and quad runners.

Contact Information
Jennifer Olson
CDFW, Northern Region
619 Second Street
Eureka, CA 95501

707 445-5387

Location

Cities
Fortuna
Counties
Humboldt
Cross Streets
Hwy 101 and Hwy 299
Zip
95521
Parcel #
multiple
State Highways
Hwy 101, 299
Airports
Arcata/Eureka
Schools
Arcata and Blue Lake Schools
Waterways
Mad River, Eel River, Trinity River, Van Duzen River
Base
HM
Other Information
Sections Arcata/Blue Lake Quads

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
3015 H Street, Eureka, CA 95501

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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