Don Chapin Company 33 Mine


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Merced County
Document Title
Don Chapin Company 33 Mine
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Foothill Pasture / A-2 (Exclusive Agriculture - 160-acre minimum)

Document Description
The Don Chapin Company 33 Mine Site encompasses approximately 453 acres of land in Merced County. The proposed mining operation consists of sand and gravel extraction and processing using a portable processing plant that would be routinely transported to and from the project site. Processing equipment would be limited to crushing, washing, and screening. No concrete or asphalt batch plants are proposed. The proposed project includes seven lateral phases which would, in total, last approximately 40 years. The proposed project consists of two separate operations: the sand and gravel mining operation and the processing operation.

Contact Information
Bruce Steubing, Esq.
Merced County
Lead/Public Agency
2222 M Street
Merced, CA 95340

Phone : (916) 983-9193


Los Banos
Cross Streets
Six miles south of SR 33 and 152 on Billy Wright Road
Parcel #
087-008-007, 087-009-026, 087-100-013, 087-100-014, 087-100-015
Los Banos Creek
Other Information
Section: 21, 22

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Land Use/Planning Noise Transportation
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

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