Amendment No. 2 to Reclamation Plan No. 2006-01A1, Surface Mining Permit No. 2015-01

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Lake Elsinore
Document Title
Amendment No. 2 to Reclamation Plan No. 2006-01A1, Surface Mining Permit No. 2015-01
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Surface Mine Operation/Open Space and Commercial-Specific Plan with Extractive Overlay
Document Description
Note: Recirculated The project consists of applications for a surface mining permit (SMP No. 2015-01) and an amendment to reclamation plan no. 2006-01A1 (RP 2006-01A2), which propose to: increase the total area subject to mining activities on the approximately 199-acre Nichols Canyon Mine from approximately 116 acres to approximately 140 acres, representing an increase of approximately 24 from between 7 AM and 12 AM (Monday thru Friday, excluding Federal Holidays) and between 7 AM and 7 PM (Saturdays only) to between 4 AM and 12 AM (Monday thru Saturday, excluding federal holidays) for mining equipment and asphalt batch plant operation and 24 hours per day (Monday through Saturdays, excluding federal holidays) for asphalt batch plant and aggregate export activities to reduce daytime and peak hour traffic from the Mine; and reduce the Nichols Canyon Mine's permitted annual tonnage from 4,000,000 tons per year to 856,560 tpy.

Contact Information

Richard Machott
Agency Name
City of Lake Elsinore
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Lake Elsinore
Cross Streets
East of I-15; norht and south of Nichols Road; west of Wood Mesa Court
Total Acres
199(24 ac expans
Parcel #
389-200(-35, 036, and 38)
State Highways
I-16, SR-74
Temescal Canyon HS
Lake Elsinore

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency
Development Types
Mining (Mineral Aggregate)
Local Actions
Reclamation Plan/SMP
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

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