Lower Cherry Aqueduct Emergency Rehabilitation Project (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2014-030-04 (ITP) Minor Amendment I)

Summary

SCH Number
2015018019
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 4 (Fresno) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4)
Document Title
Lower Cherry Aqueduct Emergency Rehabilitation Project (California Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit No. 2081-2014-030-04 (ITP) Minor Amendment I)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/6/2015

Document Description
The proposed Project involves the emergency repair of the Lower Cherry Aqueduct (LCA) due to fire damage and debris clearing from the 2013 Rim Fire as well as upgrade aging facilities to ensure that water deliveries to 2.6 million customers relying on the Hetch Hetchy Water and Power system will not be compromised. The Project is expected to result in incidental take of Townsend's big-eared bat which is a candicate for listing under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA).

Contact Information
Jeffrey Single
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : 559 243-4014 x227

Location

Counties
Tuolumne

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
21080(b)(4); 15269(c)
Reasons for Exemption
Maintain, repair, restore, demolish, or replace property or facilities damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster in a disaster stricken area in which a state of emergency has been proclaimed by the Governor.
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