Owens Gorge Restoration Project

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Summary

SCH Number
2010021063
Lead Agency
Los Angeles County
Document Title
Owens Gorge Restoration Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Open Space (Mono County): Agriculture (Inyo County)
Document Description
The purpose of the Proposed Project is to implement the Proposed Stipulated Judgment and thereby comply with Fish and Game Code Section 5937, which requires dam owners and operators to allow sufficient water to pass at all times through a dam "to keep in good condition any fish that may be planted or exist below the dam." The flows established herein downstream from Upper Gorge power plant are accepted in satisfaction of this obligation to the extent permitted by law. The Parties believe these flows do not unreasonably interfere with, or disrupt the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's operation of facilities within the Gorge to respond to annual and seasonal water supply demands and hydroelectric power generation needs. The Proposed Project includes the restoration of water flows in an approximate 10 mile segment, or reach, of the Owens River Gorge (Gorge), located in Inyo and Mono Counties, California.

Contact Information

Name
Irene Paul
Agency Name
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Bishop
Counties
Inyo, Mono
State Highways
395

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 9 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan Victorville Region 6 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Other (Habitat Restroation)
Local Actions
Other
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Emergy Supply

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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