Equipment Removal at Over-the-Horizon Backscatter Radar-West Coast Facilities


SCH Number
Lead Agency
United States Air Force (USAF)
Document Title
Equipment Removal at Over-the-Horizon Backscatter Radar-West Coast Facilities
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment

Document Description
The Proposed Action consists of the disassembly of a total of 549 metal antenna structures, 717 acres of metal ground screen, and 115,764 linear feet of wood fence and posts from the Tulelake, California and Christmas Valley, Oregon radar sites. At the radar transmitter site in Christmas Valley, Oregon, 45 miles of 3 to 6 inch diameter copper wave-guide tube and balun domes would also be removed. Existing access roads, water systems, electrical lines and buildings would not be disturbed at either radar site.

Contact Information
Sheryl K. Parker
U.S. Air Force
Lead/Public Agency
129 Andrews Street, Suite 102
Langley AFB, CA 23665-2769

Phone : (757) 764-9334


Other Location Info
Tulelake, Perez

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Radar Installation)
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Geology/Soils
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB) Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

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