Coachella Valley-San Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor Service Tier 1/Program Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report

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Summary

SCH Number
2016101017
Lead Agency
Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)
Document Title
Coachella Valley-San Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor Service Tier 1/Program Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Received
Present Land Use
Mix of urbanized, transportation, and rural
Document Description
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Division of Rail and Mass Transportation, and Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), have prepared a Final Tier 1/Program Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Coachella Valley-San Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor Service Program (Program). A Draft EIS/EIR for the Program was prepared and circulated for public review from May 21, 2021 to July 6, 2021. The Final Tier 1/Program EIS/EIR consists of the Draft EIS/EIR, comments and recommendations received on the Draft EIS/EIR and a list of commenters, the responses to comments, a summary of the public outreach activities conducted throughout the preparation of the Tier 1/Program EIS/EIR, and a CEQA Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program. The Final Tier 1/Program EIS/EIR can be found online in PDF format at the following locations: RCTC’s website: www.rctc.org/cvrail and FRA’s website: https://railroads.dot.gov/environment/environmental-reviews/coachella-valley-san-gorgonio-pass-corridor-investment-plan. Printed and/or electronic copies of the Final Tier 1/Program EIS/EIR have also been placed at various libraries.

Contact Information

Name
Sheldon Peterson
Agency Name
Riverside County Transportation Commission
Job Title
Rail Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant

Location

Cities
Banning, Beaumont, Cathedral City, Coachella, Colton, Fullerton, Indio, Loma Linda, Los Angeles, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Riverside
Counties
Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
Passenger rail service from Los Angeles Union Station to Coachella

Notice of Completion

State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy (CVMC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Colorado River Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
Development Types
Transportation:Rail
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire

Attachments

Final Document(s) [Approved_Certified draft environmental documents]

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