Little Deer Fire Hazard Tree Removal

Summary

SCH Number
2014108101
Lead Agency
Caltrans 2 (Redding) (California Department of Transportation, District 2)
Document Title
Little Deer Fire Hazard Tree Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Caltrans has proposed an emergency project to remove hazard trees that were burned during the Little Deer Firee in 2014. The project will include using mechanical equipment and hand tools to fell burned trees posing a hazard to the roadway. All merchantable timber will be moved off-site by the contractor.

Contact Information
Matt Mitchell
California Department of Transportation, District 2
1657 Riverside Drive P.O. Box 496073
Redding, CA 96001

(530) 225-2927

Location

Cities
Weed
Counties
Siskiyou

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15260
Reasons for Exemption
The emergency project is in response to the Governor's emergency declaration for Siskiyou County fires, making it statutorily exempt under CEQA. The proposed activities pose minimal risk to cultural and biological resources if avoidance measures are adhered to.
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