California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Minor Amendment No. 4 (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2013-025-04 (ITP)

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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 Minor Amendment No. 4 (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2013-025-04 (ITP)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
11/1/2016
Present Land Use
Various (urban[industrial, commercial, and residential, rural residential, agricultiral, and undeveloped)

Document Description
The project approved by CDFW consists of the ITP, Minor Amendment No. 1, Major Amendment No. 2, Major Amendment No. 3, Minor Amendment No. 4 (the ITP, as amended) which addresses construction and operation of the Merced to Fresno segment of the CA High Speed Train, as approved by the lead agency, affecting or generally relating to fish and wildlife resources subject to the regulatory authority of CDFW, including natural resources subject to the CESA. The ITP, as amended, authorizes incidental take of CA tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense, CTS), Swainson'shawk (Buteo swainsoni, SWHA), San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica, SJKF), and hairy Orcutt grass (Orcuttia pilosa) (collectively, the Covered Species). CTS, SWHA, and SJKF are species designated as threatened and hairy Orcutt grass is designated as endangered under CESA. Minor Amendment No. 4 makes the following changes tot eh ITP, as further amended: 1) allows for 15-day work extension at the Lazy K Mitigation Site to Nov. 15th and 2) allows for the use of CTS exclusion fencing at the Mitigation Site after a fencing plan has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, CDFW.

Contact Information
Krista Tomlinson
CDFW
1234 East Shaw Avenue,
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : 559-243-4014 x223

Location

Cities
Fresno Madera
Counties
Fresno Madera
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 EIR Available Location
1234 E. Shaw Ave., 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
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(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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