Bettencourt Ranch Aggregate Mining Project

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Bettencourt Ranch Aggregate Mining Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
General Plan and Community Plan Uses: Agriculture

Document Description
The proposed project is expansion of the existing Santa Fe Aggregates (applicant) mining operation. The applicant currently conducts mining operations on land adjacent to the project site. The Proposed project would allow for the continued operation of Santa Fe Aggregates' Winton processing plant located on the proposed project site. The project site is approximately 536.6 acres in size, of which 419 acres would be actively mined. Approximately 35.6 acres of the project site contain the existing Winton plant processing facilities, which would ultimately be reclaimed to open space. The remaining land would be preserved and enhanced.

Contact Information
Mr. Dan Skidmore
Merced County
Lead/Public Agency
2222 M Street
Merced, CA 95340

Phone : (209) 385-7654


Cross Streets
Shaffer Road/Oakdale Road
Total Acres
Merced River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Site Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Growth Inducement Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Public Services Transportation Wetland/Riparian Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California State Lands Commission (SLC) California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB)

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