Fallen leaf Fire Department Project 2 Phase 2 Taggart

Summary

SCH Number
2011118175
Public Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
Document Title
Fallen leaf Fire Department Project 2 Phase 2 Taggart
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/21/2011

Document Description
The purpose of the 4 acre project is to reduce understory fuels and to maintain and enhance existing aspen tree stands in the Fallen Leaf Lake watershed. The project involves burning slash piles that were constructed by hand crews. Burning operations will be implemented by hand crews and take place during periods when soils is covered by snow or frozen. The use of fire in a Stream Environment Zone in the Lake Tahoe Basin required a Basin Plan Prohibition Exemption and subsequent CEQA finding.

Contact Information
Doug Cushman
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
Lead/Public Agency
2501 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone : (530) 542-5417

Location

Counties
El Dorado
Other Location Info
~ 3 miles west of S. Lake Tahoe

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project will reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire in the project area and enhance existing aspen stands and vegetation conditions.

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