Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program

10 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
1999061029
Lead Agency
San Luis and Delta Mendota Water Authority
Document Title
Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/6/2005

Document Description
The project covered by this permit includes four categories of activities: 1) ongoing flow-related activities; 2) future flow-related activities; 3) non-flow-related activities; and 4) hydroelectric power activities. All of the Covered Activities would be implemented within the project area and take place for up to 50 years. The project will result in impacts to Southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), Western yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus occidentalis), Elf owl (Micrathene whitneyi), Gilded flicker (Colaptes chrysoides), Gila woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis), Vermilion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus), Arizona Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii arizonae), Sonoran yellow warbler (Dendroica petechia sonorana), Summer tanager (Piranga rubra), Western red bat (Lasiurus blossevillii), Western yellow bat (Lasiurus xanthinus), Yuma clapper rail (Rallus longirostris), California black rail (Laterrallus jamaicensis coturniculus), Western least bitten (lxobrychus exilis hesperis), Colorado River cotton rat (Sigmodon arizonae plenus), bonytail (Gila elegans), razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus), and Flannelmouth sucker (Catostomus latipinnis). Some of these species are protected under the California Endangered Species Act, requiring issuance of a California Incidental Take Permit.

Contact Information
Chris Hayes
California Department of Fish and Game
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (760) 922-6508

Location

Cities
Blythe Needles
Counties
Riverside San Bernardino
State Highways
95
Waterways
Colorado River

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Fish and Game
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite C-220 Ontario, CA 91764

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
(2c) An other document type 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 mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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