California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 and Fresno to Bakersfield Section, CP1C Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 2 to Master S

52 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009091125
Lead Agency
High Speed Rail Authority, California (California High Speed Rail Authority)
Document Title
California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 and Fresno to Bakersfield Section, CP1C Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 2 to Master S
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/15/2015
Present Land Use
Various (urban[industrial, commercial, and residential, rural residential, agricultiral, and undeveloped)

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Amendment No. 2 to Master Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2013-0060-R4 (Agreement), to the Permittee, California High-Speed Rail Authority. The Project approved by CDFW consists of the Agreement identified above, which addresses construction and operation of the Merced to Fresno segment of the California High-Speed Train (HST), as approved by the lead agency, affecting or generally related to fish and wildlife resources subject to the regulatory authority of CDFW, including natural resources subject to Fish and Game Code Section 1600 et seq. The Agreement authorizes certain activities contemplated in Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code that could cause substantial adverse effects to fish and wildlife resources. The Agreement in this respect will facilitate construction and operation of the Project. The Project as originally permitted will impact fish and wildlife habitat subject to the notification requirement in Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code within and/or adjacent to the Fresno River, Main Canal, Cottonwood Creek, San Joaquin River, Hendon Canal, Dry Creek Canal, and Chowchilla River. The amendment No. 2 to the Agreement adds construction and operation locations within and/or adjacent to North Central Canal, Central Canal, an unnamed canal, and Viau Canal, and modifies the process of notifying for individual projects covered by the Agreement.

Contact Information
Linda Connolly
CDFW Central Region
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : 559-243-4014 ext 242

Location

Cities
Fresno Madera
Counties
Fresno
Zip
various
State Highways
Hwy 59,140,99,152,145,180,41
Railways
Union Pacific, BNSF
Airports
Castle, Merced, Madera
Schools
Various
Waterways
San Joaquin River, various smaller waterways
Township
var
Range
var
Section
var

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
CDFW Central Region, 1234 East Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93710

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
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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