Upper North Fork Feather River Hydroelectric Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Upper North Fork Feather River Hydroelectric Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Project Applicant
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Document Description
The Upper North Fork Feather River Hydroelectric Project (UNFFR Project) involves the issuance of a water quality certification (certification) as part of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERG) relicensing of Pacific Gas and Electric Company's (PG&E's) existing UNFFR Project located on the North Fork Feather River in Plumas County, California. The purpose of the certification is to ensure the UNFFR Project complies with the water quality standards of the North Fork Feather River and its tributaries, as identified in the Water Quality Control Plan for the Sacramento and San Joaquin River Basins (Basin Plan). The water quality standards are comprised of the beneficial uses and water quality objectives identified in the Basin Plan, as well as state and federal anti-degradation requirements. See NOC for Full Details.

Contact Information
Jordan Smith
State Water Resources Control Board
P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812

Phone : (916) 323-3645


Total Acres
State Highways
Lake Almanor, Butt Valley Res., N. Fork Feather River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Hydroelectric Type)
Local Action
401 WQC
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 2 California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 California San Joaquin River Conservancy California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Stewardship Council Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2


Environmental Document
2105-2020-05-15-SWRCB-RDEIR   PDF 11472 K
NOC   PDF 810 K
State Comments
2005082122_CDFW Comment   PDF 380 K 2005082122_NAHC Comment   PDF 313 K

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