Fallen leaf Fire Department Project 2 Phase 2 Taggart


SCH Number
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
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
Agency Name
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


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

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
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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