California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2013-025-04 (ITP) an

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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 Permitting Phase 1 (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2013-025-04 (ITP) an
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
3/12/2014
Present Land Use
Various (urban[industrial, commercial, and residential, rural residential, agricultiral, and undeveloped)

Document Description
The Project approved by the CDFW consist of the ITP and MSAA identified above, which address 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 the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) and Fish and Game Code Section 1600 et. seq. For purposes of CESA, the ITP authorizes incidental take of California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense), Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainsoni), and San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) (collectively, the Covered Species), all in connection with otherwise lawful activities within the Project area. The MSAA 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 ITP and MSAA in this respect will facilitate construction and operation of the Project.

Contact Information
Annee Ferranti
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Region 4 1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93720

Phone : (559) 243-4014

Location

Cities
Chowchilla Fresno Madera Merced
Counties
Fresno Madera Merced
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's Regional Office 1234 East Shaw Avenue Fresno, CA 93720.

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 Mitigated or 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

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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