Minor Amendment to California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2009-001-03 (ITP)

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Summary

SCH Number
2009012022
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Minor Amendment to California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2009-001-03 (ITP)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The discretionary approval by CDFW is the issuance of the ITP amendment identified above. The ongoing operations of the State Water Project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Suisun Marsh as approved by the lead agency is expected to result in incidental take and impacts to habitat of longfins melt which is designated as a threatened species under the California Endangered Species Act. The amendment to the ITP 1) changed the expiration date to December 31 , 2019 and 20 allows operation of the Suisun Marsh Salinity Control Gates may be operated during the time period of July 1, 2019 through October 1 2019 based on the tide. Boat locks will also be operational to allow summary report of findings from its passage. If DWR intends to operate the SMSCG during this time it will submit a summary report of findings from 2018 Pilot Study and operations and monitoring plan to CDFW by May 1, 2019. Proposed operation of the SMSCG will not commence unless the operations and monitorizing plan is approved in writing by CDFW. The ITP referenced above as issued and amended by CDFW authorizes incidental take of longfin smelt that may occur as a result of ongoing operated of the State Water Project facilities, as is more specifically described in the ITP.

Contact Information
Chad Dibble
CDFW
1416 9th St., 12th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-653-6956

Location

Counties
Yolo Solano San Joaquin Sacramento Contra Costa
Waterways
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, Suisun Marsh

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
830 S Street, Sacramento, CA 95811

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 Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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