Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project

8 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project (Project) aims to restore almost 50 miles of salmonid habitat on North Fork and South Fork Battle Creek. The Project involves a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) license amendment to the Battle Creek Hydroelectric Project (FERC Project No. 1121). The Project will remove the following facilities from South Fork Battle Creek and its tributaries: South Diversion Dam, South Canal, Soap Creek Feeder Diversion Dam, Lower Ripley Creek Feeder Diversion Dam, and Coleman Diversion Dam.

Contact Information

Savannah Downey
Agency Name
State Water Resources Control Board
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Shasta, Tehama
Countywide, Northern California, Statewide
North Fork and South Fork Battle Creek, Lower Ripley Creek, Soap Creek, Baldwin Creek

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Public Resources Code section 21080.56
Reasons for Exemption
The Director of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a concurrence letter (Concurrence No. 21080.56-2023-047-R1) stating the Project meets the requirements of Public Resources Code section 21080.56. See attached.
County Clerks
Shasta, Tehama


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