Plumas Community Energy Wood Processing Facility Project (SNC 780)

Summary

SCH Number
2014038154
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Plumas Community Energy Wood Processing Facility Project (SNC 780)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/18/2014

Document Description
The Sierra Institute for Community and Environment requests $350,000 in funding from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Proposition 84 Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Grant Program for construction and operation of a wood proecessing facility to convert forest biomass (woody renewables consisting of small diameter wood matter from forest thinning projects in Plumas County) into conditioned wood chips to fuel boilers within the County. Conditioned wood chips are no larger than two inches and have no more than 35 percent moisture content. The project will provide facilities that will use material from forest fuel thinning projects and the will, in turn, protect forest health and wildlife habitat by encouraging sustainable thinning projects that will reduce wildfire risk.

Contact Information
Matthew Daley
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4698

Location

Counties
Plumas
Other Location Info
Crescent Mills

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, Class 3
Reasons for Exemption
New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures.

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