Sulphur Creek Mining District Waste Removal; Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2013-0194-R2

Summary

SCH Number
2013128220
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
Sulphur Creek Mining District Waste Removal; Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2013-0194-R2
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/11/2013

Document Description
The project is limited to the installation of three temporary railroad flatcar bridges and one at-grade stream crossing, the removal of approximately 4.8 cubic yards of mine-related material from the bank of an unnamed tributary to Sulphur Creek, and bank stabilization by use of self-deploying rip-rap barrier on a reach of Sulphur Creek near Manzanita Mine. After work is complete, any areas temporarily disturbed by project activities will be restored and re--contoured to pre-existing conditions or a more stable condition if necessary, and re-vegetated with non-invasive plant species at a ratio of 1:1. Re-vegetation will consist of a mix of non-invasive seeds compatible with the natural land cover of the area. An onsite repository for dredged material will be constructed and would avoid stream channels and drainages in the vicinity of the proposed construction site. The final repository design is pending and will be designed to contain the actual volume of mine material generated by the project.

Contact Information
Gerald F. George
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2
Lead/Public Agency
Northern Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2953

Location

Counties
Colusa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304(e)
Reasons for Exemption
Project will involve a minor/temporary alteration to land and will not affect any listed species or sensitive habitat.

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