Squaw Flat Mine Closure

Summary

SCH Number
2010128178
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Squaw Flat Mine Closure
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Close an abandoned mine shaft within the Mammoth Bar Off-Highway Vehicle use area in Auburn State Recreation Area to improve public safety. Fill the entrance of the approximately 10 foot wide by 12 foot deep vertical shaft with native soil excavated from the immediate vicinity of the mine.

Contact Information
Jim Micheaels
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

916 988-0205

Location

Counties
Placer
Other Location Info
Auburn State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304 - Class 1, 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of maintenance or minor alteration of existing topographic features involving no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination and minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes.
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