Mendota Pool Bypass and Reach 2B Improvement Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009072044
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Mendota Pool Bypass and Reach 2B Improvement Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Received
Present Land Use
Various (Agricultural; Open Space and undeveloped; Urban; and Water

Document Description
The Reclamation and the CSLC have prepared a joint EIS/EIR, pursuant to NEPA and CEQA, respectively, to evaluate the proposed project. The proposed project includes the construction, operation and maintenance of the Mendota Pool Bypass and improvements of the San Joaquin River channel to allow a section of Reach 2B to convey at least 4,500 cubic ft per second. Reach 2B of the San Joaquin River extends from the Chowchilla Bifurcation Structure to the Mendota Dam. The planning and environmental review for the proposed project is authorized under section 3406.c.1 of the Central Valley project improvement act and the San Joaquin River Restoration Act included in Public Law 111-11. Construction of the proposed project is authorized under the San Joaquin River Restoration Act.

Contact Information
Christopher Huitt
California State Lands Commission
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100 South
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone : (916) 574-2080

Location

Cities
Firebaugh Fresno Mendota
Counties
Fresno Madera
Cross Streets
Various (Bass Avenue, San Mateo Avenue)
Zip
93640
Total Acres
2900
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
SR 33 and 180
Railways
UPRR
Airports
William Robert Johnson Municipal
Schools
Various
Waterways
San Joaquin River, Mendota Pool, Fresno Slough
Township
13S
Range
15E

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Other (River Restoration)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: climate change
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights

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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