Wood Chip Mine Site Reclamation Project (SNC 809)

Summary

SCH Number
2014128066
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Wood Chip Mine Site Reclamation Project (SNC 809)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Tahoe National Forest, Yuba River Ranger District is requesting $176,853 in funding from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Proposition 84 Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act Grant Program to design and implement a pilot project envisioned to provide a method of abandoned mine lands remediation that can be replicated throughout the Sierra Nevada region. The proposed project would use wood chips generated from nearby fuel reduction activities as a soil amendment and soil stabilizer to accomplish mine site reclamation at two abandoned mine sites, Alpha Diggins Mine (Alpha) and Buckeye Mine (Buckeye).

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

(530) 823-4698

Location

Cities
Nevada City
Counties
Nevada

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15330, Class 30
Reasons for Exemption
Minor actions to prevent, minimize, or eliminate the release or threat of Hazardous Waste or Hazardous Substances.
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