Mercer Fraser Conditional Use Permit, Surface Mining Permit, Special Permit, and Reclamation Plan Approval

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Summary

SCH Number
2016082006
Lead Agency
Humboldt County
Document Title
Mercer Fraser Conditional Use Permit, Surface Mining Permit, Special Permit, and Reclamation Plan Approval
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
4/6/2017
Present Land Use
Existing gravel mining and processing operation/AE, FP, CH/P, AR, CR

Document Description
Renewal of a CUP, Special Permit, Reclamation Plan, and review of financial assurance cost estimates for an existing surface mining and processing operation and modification of the CUP to allow for the siting and operation of a concrete batch plant. A 15-year permit term renewal is requested. The project involves the extraction of 40,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel from Trinity River gravel bars. Aggregate materials are temporarily stockpiled and loaded onto trucks or off-road haulers and then transported to the existing adjacent processing site or to off-site locations. Processing operations involve material crushing and/or sorting, onsite storage of materials, production of asphalt plant, rock crusher, screen ,settling basin, gate, office and scales. A new concrete batch plant is proposed. Under the current permit, hours of operation are restricted to daylight hours Monday through Saturday, generally 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Contact Information
Michael Wheeler
Humboldt County
3015 H Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 445-7541

Location

Counties
Humboldt
Cross Streets
Hwy 96, 1/2 m. N of Willow Creek
Zip
95573
Total Acres
138
Parcel #
522-142-10
State Highways
96
Waterways
Trinity River
Township
7N
Range
6E
Section
20, 29
Base
HBM
Other Location Info
Willow Creek

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
County Of Humboldt
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
3015 H Street, Eureka, CA 95501

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
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(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
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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