Vedanta Society Sediment Basin Removal Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Fish & Game #3
Document Title
Vedanta Society Sediment Basin Removal Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The applicant proposes to excavate approximately 1800 cubic yards of sediment from an existing sediment detention pond in order to maintain carrying capacity of the pond and minimize fine sediment from entering Olema Creek. To facilitate this activity construction will include installation of a temporary coffer dam and excavation of soil, vegetation and debris with an excavator. Excavated sediment will be hauled off to an adjacent field and stock piled for later reuse as a road repair material. Issuance of a Streambed Alteration Agreement Number 1600-2008-0156-3 is pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 1602.

Contact Information
Jeremy Sarrow
California Department of Fish and Game
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 47
Yountville, CA 94599

Phone : (707) 944-5533


Other Location Info
City: Olema

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Maintenance of existing sediment detention basin qualifies as minor alteration to the land that does not affect sensitive resources.

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