Issuance of Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2013-0364-R1, Sierra Pacific Industries Vegetation Removal Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014068254
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1 (Redding) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1)
Document Title
Issuance of Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2013-0364-R1, Sierra Pacific Industries Vegetation Removal Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/16/2014

Document Description
Project is limited to five stream encroachments to conduct periodically in-channel vegetation or debris clearing by hand (shovels, rakes, and wheel barrows) and/or with mini-excavator staged on the stream bank with only the shovel attachment used in-channel. The in-channel vegetation or debris clearing is to help with water conveyance in existing channelized watercourses located in and around the sawmill.

Contact Information
Clare golec
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1
Northern Region 601 Locust Street
Redding, CA 96001

Phone : (707) 441-2064

Location

Cities
Arcata
Counties
Humboldt

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Activities conducted during low flow conditions in non-fish bearing streams, avoidance of nesting birds and larval amphibians, no heavy equipment, and limited in-channel vegetation clearing. There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, threatened, or rare species or their habitat. There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed. The project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connections with the effects of past, current, probable future projects.
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