Empire Mine State Historic Park, Site Characterization and Remediation Project

13 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Empire Mine State Historic Park, Site Characterization and Remediation Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Document Description
The Project consists of remediation activities required to abate risks in areas of the Empire Mine State Historic Park under a Cleanup and Abatement Order and an Imminent and/or Substantial Endangerment Determination and Partial Consent Order that DPR and Newmont USA LTD. entered into with the Department of Toxic Substance Control and Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. The Draft Program EIR will evaluate potential environmental impacts from anticipated remediation activities in areas of the Park southwest of Highway 174.

Contact Information

Patricia DuMont
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Grass Valley
Cross Streets
East Empire Street
Total Acres
Parcel #
State Highways
Wolf Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Resources, Recycling and Recovery, Department of Toxic Substances Control
State Reviewing Agency Comments
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Development Types
Waste Treatment:Hazardous (Mining Constituent Remediation)
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Transportation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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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