Digital 395 Middle Mile Project (Project); California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2012-004-06 (ITP)

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Summary

SCH Number
2011081095
Lead Agency
Public Utilities Commission, California (California Public Utilities Commission)
Document Title
Digital 395 Middle Mile Project (Project); California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2012-004-06 (ITP)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
7/10/2012

Document Description
CDFG is executing a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement pursuant to Section 1602 (SAA # 1600-2011-0252-R6) of the Fish and Game Code to the project Permittee, California Public Utilities Commission. Permittee will install approximately 593 miles of middle-mile fiber-optic cable and associated infrastructure, to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved areas of the Eastern Sierra. The project includes: construction of a new, approximate 479-mile backbone fiber optic cable route; construction of approximately 62 miles of new distribution lines: placement of approximately 52 miles of fiber-optic cable in the existing utility conduit; and construction of 17 nodes or prefabricated buildings to support wireless system. Approximately 333 DFG jurisdictional waterway locations will be crossed by the proposed project. Permittee will conduct trench and plowing across 128 group ephemeral drainages and horizontal directional drilling across 127 perennial drainages and 78 wetlands.

Contact Information
Tammy Branston
Department of Fish and Game
407 W. Line Street
Bishop, CA 93514

Phone : (760) 872-0751

Location

Cities
Bishop
Counties
Inyo Kern Mono San Bernardino
Cross Streets
Regional Telecom Fiber Project in Public Rights-of-Way
State Highways
Hwy 58
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Benton, Bridgeport, Independence

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
DFG
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
California Department of Fish and Game 407 W. Line Street Bishop, CA 93514

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 Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(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
No
(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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