Amendment No. 2 to Reclamation Plan 2006-01A1 and Surface Mining Permit No. 2015-01 (Nichols Canyon Mine)

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Summary

SCH Number
2006051034
Lead Agency
Lake Elsinore, City of (City of Lake Elsinore)
Document Title
Amendment No. 2 to Reclamation Plan 2006-01A1 and Surface Mining Permit No. 2015-01 (Nichols Canyon Mine)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
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 approx. 199-acre Nichols Canyon Mine from Approx. 116 acres to approx. 140 acres; extend the hours permitted for mining equipment operation, processing, equipment, and export between 4:00 am and 12:00 am (Monday through Saturday, excluding Federal Holidays) for mining equipment operation and 24 hours per day (Monday through Saturdays, excluding Federal Holidays for aggregate export activities; and reduce the Nichols Canyon Mine's permitted annual tonnage from 4,000,000 tons per year (tpy) to 856,560 tpy.

Contact Information
Justin Kirk
City of Lake Elsinore
130 S. Main Street
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

951-674-3124 x284

Location

Coordinates
33°42'35.6"N 117°21'3.4"W
Cities
Lake Elsinore
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
East of I-15; norht and south of Nichols Road; west of Wood Mesa Court
Zip
92532
Total Acres
199(24 ac expans
Parcel #
389-200(-35, 036, and 38)
State Highways
I-16, SR-74
Schools
Temescal Canyon HS
Waterways
Lake Elsinore
Township
5S
Range
5W
Section
25
Base
SB

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Lake Elsinore Planning Commission
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
130 S. Main St., Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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