Regulatory Approvals for the Blackwood Creek Stream and Floodplian Restoration Project Phase 3B

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
Document Title
Regulatory Approvals for the Blackwood Creek Stream and Floodplian Restoration Project Phase 3B
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Document Description
The U.S. Forest Service - Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will construct rock and log structures in the Blackwood Creek channel and on the floodplain, realign select channel segments, restore connectivity to historic channels, grade floodplain surfaces, and revegete disturbed areas with native riparian species. The Water Board will regulate discharges from this restoration project by: (1) granting coverage under the Water Board's General Waste Discharge Requirements and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for Storm Water Discharges Associated with Construction Activity in the Lake Tahoe Basin; and (2) issuing Clean Water Act 401 Water Quality Certification; and (3) granting exemptions to prohibitions contained in the Water Quality Control Plan for the Lahontan Region (Basin Plan).

Contact Information

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


Cross Streets
Forest Service Road 15N38
Total Acres
State Highways
Hwy 89
Blackwood Creek, Lake Tahoe
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Tahoe Pines

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

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