California High-Speed Train Project: Fresno to Bakersfield Major Amendment No. 12 (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. 12 (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2015-024-04
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
5/20/2019

Document Description
The Project approved by CDFW consists of the ITP, Major Amendment No. 1, Maior Amendment No. 2, Major Amendment No. 3, Minor Amendment No. 4, Major Amendment No. 51 Major Amendment No. 6, Major Amendment No. 7, Major Amendment No. 8, Major Amendment No. 9, Major Amendment No. 10, Major Amendment No. 11, and this Major Amendment No. 12, 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 ca!ifomiense ), San Joaquin antelope squirrel (Ammospermophilus nelsom), Swainson's hawk (Buteo swainsoni), 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 full details.

Contact Information
Krista Tomlinson
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Central Region
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (559) 243-4014

Location

Cities
Bakersfield Fresno Shafter
Counties
Fresno Kern
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 to 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 Environmental Document Available at
The EIR prepared by the lead agency for the Project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the lead agency. CDFW's administrative record of proceedings related to the incidental take permit is available to the public for review at CDFW's regional office.

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

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2009091126   PDF 553 K

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