CUP 10-0038 (Cahuilla Gold Mining Project)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
CUP 10-0038 (Cahuilla Gold Mining Project)
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Previously explored area for gold mining activities/S-2 ( Open Spacee/Preservation/Recreation/Open Space land use designation
Document Description
The applicant's are proposing to have a limited exploratory drilling program of up to 200 boreholes on previously-impacted lands. The project will include continuing repair of existing road access estimated to take one week to complete where drilling was started in the mid-1990's by Kennecott Exploration Company and others. No new access road construction or significant surface impacts are expected during the repair of the access road. Afterwards, the project includes a drilling program up to 200 boring where previous drilling and mining occurred.

Contact Information

Richard Cabanilla
Agency Name
Imperial County Planning & Development Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
SR 86
Total Acres
Parcel #
001-230-003-000 et. al.
State Highways
Hwy 86
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Salton Sea Beach

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 6, Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, District 11 (DOT)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Hydrology/Water Quality, Wildlife

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