Upper Truckee River Restoration and Golf Course Relocation Project
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Open Space/River-Stream, Open Space/Undeveloped, Wetlands/Ponds-Drains, Golf Course/Developed-Undeveloped
NOTE: Extended review notice rcv'd 11/15/2010 per lead, to end on 11/15/2010.
NOTE: Review per lead
The fundamental need for restoration of the study area's reach of the Upper Truckee River stems from its contribution of fine sediment to the river and Lake Tahoe through accelerated bank and bed erosion, the impaired natural geomorphic processes and ecological functions, and the diminished quality of the habitat in the riparian corridor caused by prior human alterations, as described above. The purpose of the project is, therefore, to improve geomorphic processes, ecological functions, and habitat values of the Upper Truckee River within the study area, helping to reduce the river's discharge of nutrients and sediment that diminish Lake Tahoe's clarity while providing access to public recreation opportunities in the State Park and SRA. Its implementation is an important component of the integrated objectives of State Parks, Reclamation, and TRPA to improve environmental quality in the Basin.
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, TRPA Thresholds
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan South Lake Tahoe Region 6 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)
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