North Haiwee Dam No. 2 Amendment No. 1 (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2017-073-06 (ITP))

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Summary

SCH Number
2014101065
Lead Agency
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Document Title
North Haiwee Dam No. 2 Amendment No. 1 (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2017-073-06 (ITP))
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
3/16/2022
Document Description
This proposed Project involves construction of North Haiwee Dam No. 2 (NHD2) components; realignment of Cactus Flat Road; realignment of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and construction of a diversion structure and a bridge; construction of the diversion channel and NHD modifications; and excavation of materials from BLM disturbance area. The Project will result in impacts to 93.74 acres of Mohave ground squirrel (Xerospermophilus) and desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) habitat including temporary impacts to 53.9 acres; the Project will permanently remove 39.84 acres of Mohave ground squirrel and desert tortoise habitat. The Project is expected to result in incidental take of Mohave ground squirrel and desert tortoise, which are designated as a threatened species under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA). The Project will permanently remove 176 acres of western Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) habitat. The Project is expected to result in incidental take of western Joshua tree, which is designated as a candidate species under CESA. The ITP referenced above as issued by CDFW authorizes incidental take of species listed under CESA that may occur as a result of Project implementation.

Contact Information

Name
Patricia Moyer
Agency Name
CDFW, Region 6
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist Supervisor
Contact Types
Responsible Agency

Location

Cities
Olancha
Counties
Inyo
Regions
Southern California
State Highways
US HW-395
Other Location Info
The Project is located approximately 1.1 miles southeast of the community of Olancha, and approximately 0.9 miles north of the community of Haiwee in Inyo County. The Project site is bordered on the south by the North Haiwee Reservoir (NHR), on the east by undeveloped Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)-owned property, on the north by the privately owned Butterworth Ranch, and on the west by undeveloped U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-owned land. The existing North Haiwee Dam (NHD) is located at the north end of NHR approximately 0.7 miles east of U.S. Highway 395 and is accessed via the partially paved North Haiwee Road from the west and via the partially paved Cactus Flats Road from the north and east. The Project area is located in the Haiwee Reservoir USGS 7.5’quadrangle.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW, Region 6
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Inyo
Final Environmental Document Available at
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 300 Mandich Street, Bishop CA 93514 Contact: Clarence Martin Phone: (760) 873-0342

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination

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