California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 and Fresno to Bakersfield Section, CP1C Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 8 to Master S

50 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009091126
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. 8 to Master S
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
12/29/2016
Present Land Use
Various (urban[industrial, commercial and residential], rural residential, agricultural, and undeveloped)

Document Description
CDFW has executed an Amendment No. 8 to Master Streambed Alteration Agreement no. 1600-2013-0060-R4 (Agreement), to the Permittee, CA 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 CA 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, Herndon Canal, Dry Creek Canal, and Chowchilla River, North Central Canal, Central Canal West, Central Canal East, an Unnamed Canal, Viau Canal, and Fresno Colony Canal. Amendment No. 8 includes a minor modification to the impact acreages at the Fresno Colony Canal.

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

Phone : 559-243-4014 x223

Location

Cities
Fresno Madera
Counties
Fresno Madera
Zip
various
Total Acres
~114
Parcel #
various
State Highways
Hwy 43, others
Railways
UPRR, BNSF, SJVRR
Airports
Several Local Airports
Schools
Multiple
Waterways
Kings, Tule, & Kern Rivers; Cross & Poso Creeks
Township
variou
Range
variou
Section
variou
Base
various

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
1234 East 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
(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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