Qwest Communications Corporation - Sacramento to Olivehurst Build (Phase 2), SAA #2007-0410

Summary

SCH Number
2008029027
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission, California (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Qwest Communications Corporation - Sacramento to Olivehurst Build (Phase 2), SAA #2007-0410
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
2/28/2008

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Game is executing Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2007-0410-RS, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the applicant, Qwest Communications International, Incorporated. The Sacramento to Olivehurst Build (Phase 2) project consists of the fiber optic extensions within the following six stream crossings in Yuba, Sutter and Sacramento Counties; 1) Dry/Grasshopper Creek, 2) Yankee Slough, 3) Ping Slough, 4) Curry Creek, 5) Magpie Creek, 6) Varano Creek. The project includes following objectives: - Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) operation and placement of two, parallel 2" high-density polyethylene fiber optic conduits below the watercourses. HDD involves drilling a pilot bore-hole underneath the watercourse towards a surface target on the opposite side and back, reaming the bore-hole to the drill rig while pulling the pipe or cable along the hole. - Permanent structures include man-holes, or hand-holes placed at the entrance and exit holes of stream crossings, outside of the zone of riparian vegetation.

Contact Information
Amy Kennedy
Department of Fish and Game
North Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2842

Location

Counties
Sacramento Sutter Yuba

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
DFG
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
California Public Utilities Commission 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type 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
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

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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