California High-Speed Train Project: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 and Fresno to Bakersfield Section, CP1C Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 15 to Master

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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: Merced to Fresno Permitting Phase 1 and Fresno to Bakersfield Section, CP1C Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 15 to Master
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/15/2020

Document Description
Title Cont: Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2013-0060-R4). The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Amendment No. 15 to Master Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2013-0060-R4 (Agreement), to the Permittee, California 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 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 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, Chowchilla River, North Central Canal, Central Canal West, Central Canal East, Viau Canal, Fresno Colony Canal, and a Schmidt Creek Tributary. Amendment No.15 includes the addition of Lateral 6.2 Canal which results in an increase in permanent impacts and makes the associated change in the Project Location and Area, and extends by six months the deadline for the Permittee to fulfill compensatory mitigation related to mitigation for impacts to the San Joaquin River.

Contact Information
Mark A. McLoughlin
California High-Speed Rail Authority
770 L Street, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 403-6934

Location

Cities
Fresno
Counties
Fresno Madera
Cross Streets
Road 27, Avenue 15, Avenue 9, American Avenue
Railways
BNSF Railway, UPRR
Waterways
San Joaquin River
Other Location Info
Beginning Coordinates: 37°00'24.59"N 120°03'22.39"W End Coordinates: 36°38.29"N, -119°45'32.3"W

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
California High-Speed Rail Authority 770 L Street, Suite 800 Sacramento, California 95814

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
Yes
(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
2009091125 & 2009091126_California High-Speed Train Project   PDF 288 K

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