Air Tanker Water Drops - Training Site

Summary

SCH Number
2011028138
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
Document Title
Air Tanker Water Drops - Training Site
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/14/2011

Document Description
CAL FIRE Aviation Management will use the above mentioned property as a training site for the Air Tanker Program. The training will consist of S@T twin engine air tankers dropping between 200 and 1,200 gallons of water per drop. Water will be dropped from heights greater than100 feet off the ground. There will be no more than 10 drops per day. Training will take place during daylight flight hours between Monday through Friday for 5 to 6 weeks a year during the spring months before fire season. The property where the project is to take place is industrial timberland located in a rural area.

Contact Information
Steve DeBenedet
Forestry and Fire Protection, Board of
11600 State Highway 49
Sutter Creek, CA 95685

Phone : (209) 267-5229

Location

Counties
Amador

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor Alterations to Land.

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