Air Tanker Water Drops - Training Site


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Air Tanker Water Drops - Training Site
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
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
Agency Name
Forestry and Fire Protection, Board of
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



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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