Bear Valley Fuel Reduction Program (8CA05672)

Summary

SCH Number
2006098059
Lead Agency
Alpine County
Document Title
Bear Valley Fuel Reduction Program (8CA05672)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/11/2006

Document Description
The proposed project is to create a shaded fuel break on approximately 30.25 acres in the vicinity of the community of Bear Valley. Horizontal and vertical fuel loading will be reduced so as to reduce the risk of catastrophic fire.

Contact Information
Dennis Cordoza
Alpine County Public Works Department
50 Diamond Valley Road
Markleeville, CA 96120

Phone : (530) 694-2140 x24

Location

Counties
Alpine
Other Location Info
Community: Bear Valley

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt from CEQA because no ground disturbance shall occur which would otherwise result in a significant impact to the environment. The planned method of work will be performed by hand with gas powered hand tools (i.e. chainsaws). The planned method of slash disposal is chipping and/or piling and burning. Mastication is another option to slash disposal. The intended mastication equipment typically has rubber tracks and leaves a light footprint that will not result in ground disturbance greater than the above described hand work operations.

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