Briggs Mine Continued Operation

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011071058
Lead Agency
Inyo County
Document Title
Briggs Mine Continued Operation
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
CDFW is issuing a Streambed Alteration Agreement for the continued operation of an existing pit and water control structures within Redlands Canyon and the continued excavation of clay from Panamint Valley Playa (project). These activities are a part of an ongoing pit-mining operation on 2,363 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-owned land. The project was previously authorizing under Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2008-0047-R6. The project authorized under Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2013-0170-R6 will result in additional permanent impacts to 12 acres of unvegetated streambed and no additional impacts to Panamint Valley Playa.

Contact Information
Heidi Sickler
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Inland Deserts Region 6 3602 Inalnd Empire
Independence, CA 93526

760 872 0751

Location

Counties
Inyo
Total Acres
94
Parcel #
039-270-05
Township
23S
Range
23E
Section
10-14
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Trona
Other Information
Continue Section: 23-24

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
Department of Fish and Wildlife Inland Deserts Region 6, 3602 Inland Empire Boulevard, Suite C-220, Ontario CA 91764

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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