Closure of Abandoned Mines


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Closure of Abandoned Mines
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is to permanently close and backfill six (6) dangerous abandoned mines within Red Rock Canyon State Park using heavy equipment to push and fill in the vertical shafts and adits of the abandoned mines. An archaeological survey of the mines and recordation of all the features has been completed by a Department Archaeologist. A formal site recond has been completed and a formal report has been filed with the State Historic Preservation Office.

Contact Information

Russ Dingman
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Red Rock Canyon State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304 - Class 1 & 4
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment.

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