California High-Speed Train Project: Fresno to Bakersfield Major Amendment No. 11 (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2015-024-04

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Summary

SCH Number
2009091126
Lead Agency
High Speed Rail Authority, California (California High Speed Rail Authority)
Document Title
California High-Speed Train Project: Fresno to Bakersfield Major Amendment No. 11 (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2015-024-04
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
The Project approved by CDFW consists of the ITP, Major Amendment No. 1, Major Amendment No. 2, Major Amendment No.3, Minor Amendment No. 4, Major Amendment No. 5, Major Amendment No. 6, Major Amendment No. 7, Major Amendment No. 8, Major Amendment No. 9, Major Amendment No. 10, and this Major Amendment No. 11, as referenced above and as issued by CDFW, which addresses construction and operation of the Fresno to Bakersfield segment of the 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). The ITP authorizes incidental take of the threatened California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense ), San Joaquin antelope squirrel (Ammospermophifus nelsom), Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainsom), and San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) and the endangered Tipton kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides). ( collectively, the Covered Species), species designated as threatened and endangered under CESA. *See NOD for details.

Location

Cities
Fresno
Counties
Fresno
Other Location Info
The Project includes the California High Speed Train (HST) alignment beginning on the south side of the G Street and San Benito Street intersection, north of Highway 41, in the City of Fresno, Fresno County, California. From this intersection! the Fresno tq Bakersfield HST alignment extends south either along or adjacent to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) for ,approximately 99 miles before reaching the section endpoint, at the intersection of 7th Standard Road, and Santa Fe Way, within the city limits of Shafter, in Kern County, California.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
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
(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

Attachments

Notice of Determination
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