USA/BLM Carmel StoneMine

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey County
Document Title
USA/BLM Carmel StoneMine
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
PLU: Open Space Recreation

Document Description
The project consists of a Use Permit and Reclamation Plan for a surface mining operation on approximately 12 acres on Federal land (Bureau of Land Management). The mining permit would allow a 25-year Carmel Stone (Monterey shale) phased operation to excavate up to 610,000 tons of material over the 25-year life of the mine (approximately 29,800 tons for the first five years, and increase to 115,000 in year 6 and up to 185,000 for each subsequent five years), with no permanent facilities on site. This property is located approximately six miles west of Hwy 101 and San Ardo, northerly of San Ardo-Lockwood Road, west of Williams Hill, a portion of Section 28, T22S, R9E, and Section 29, T22S R9E, (Assessor's Parcel No. 422-101-002-000), South County Area Plan. Access is from San Ardo Lockwood Road.

Contact Information
Paula Bradley
Monterey County Resource Management Agency
Planning Department 168 W. Alisal Street, 2nd floor
Salinas, CA 93901

Phone : (831) 755-5158


Cross Streets
San Ardo-Lockwood Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: San Ardo

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Mining (shale Mineral) Other (Reclamation Pursuant for mineral extraction)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Mining Permit and Reclamation Plan pursuant to SMARA
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Drainage/Absorption Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 5 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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