DWR 2006 Critical Levee Emergency Repair Project - Site 54 BUC 14.0R, Unit 2

Summary

SCH Number
2008028214
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #2
Document Title
DWR 2006 Critical Levee Emergency Repair Project - Site 54 BUC 14.0R, Unit 2
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/26/2008

Document Description
Repair the damage at the Butte Creek site and mitigate the potential for levee failure. DWR would install rockfill and earthfill soil at the site to fill the scoured or lost areas, and re-establish the supporting slope and bench that was previously present. DWR will incorporate willow plantings and shrub vegetation to promote bank stabilization and increase instream habitat value, riparian habitat and shaded stream habitat.

Contact Information
Gary Hobgood
California Department of Fish and Game
North Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 983-6920

Location

Cities
Chico
Counties
Butte

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Declared Emergency
Type, Section or Code
15269
Reasons for Exemption
As a result of the imminent threat of catastrophic levee failure, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency for California's levee system on February 24, 2006. The emergency repairs specified for this project are necessary (1) to maintain the levee system which is essential to protecting public health, safety, and welfare, and (2) to prevent an emergency from catastrophic levee failure.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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