Replacing Regionwide Pesticide Water Quality with a Regionwide Prohibition with Exemption Criteria

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Summary

SCH Number
2011032046
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan), South Lake Tahoe (Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan))
Document Title
Replacing Regionwide Pesticide Water Quality with a Regionwide Prohibition with Exemption Criteria
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
11/9/2012
Present Land Use
The project is an amendment to a Water Quality Control Plan, a regulatory document. No land use zoning will be affected.

Document Description
Replaces existing region wide pesticide water quality objective of non-detect, which effectively prohibits pesticides in water, w/ a region wide prohibition on discharges of pesticides w/exemption criteria for aquatic pesticide application. Amendment gives Water Board discretion to approve eligible aquatic pesticide applications. Eligible projects include those proposed for purposes of public health & safety and preservation of ecological integrity that satisfy exemption criteria.

Contact Information
Richard Booth
Lahontan Water Board
2501 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone : (530) 542-5574

Location

Counties
Alpine El Dorado Lassen Modoc Nevada Placer Sierra
Cross Streets
The project is the change of a regulation. The locations is the entire Lahontan region
Total Acres
21, 203, 840
Waterways
multiple: lakes, rivers, washes, wetlands

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Lahontan Water Board
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/lahontan/water_issues/programs/basin_plan/pesticidebpa.shtml

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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