Womack Mountain Top Management Stream Crossing Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-MEN-02820-R1)

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Summary

SCH Number
2016112028
Lead Agency
Mendocino County
Document Title
Womack Mountain Top Management Stream Crossing Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. EPIMS-MEN-02820-R1)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
8/2/2021
Document Description
The project is limited to one encroachment. The one proposed encroachment is to upgrade a failing and undersized stream crossing. Work for this encroachment will include excavation, removal of the failing crossing, replacement with new properly sized crossing, backfilling and compaction of fill, and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion. Project activities at stream crossing 1 require pre-construction surveys by a Designated Biologist only if surface water is present one week before construction or becomes present during construction. The Permittee disclosed additional features of interest. The Notification demonstrates that these stream crossings are neither in good condition nor meeting current performance standards. Existing stream crossings disclosed in the Notification, but not included as 1602 projects with fees, are not covered under this Agreement. If maintenance (such as armoring) and/or replacement become necessary, that work must be covered by a major amendment or a separate Notification. The Notification also discloses the use of two wells located at Lat/Long 39.7268, -123.1528 (Well #1), and 39.7245, - 123.1532 (Well #2). These wells are presented as the sole sources of water for all needs on the property. Based on then available resources, well #1 may be hydraulically connected to streams and/or springs and shall be evaluated for potential impacts from commercial cannabis irrigation use through Mendocino County’s cannabis cultivation permit. No other projects that may be subject to FGC section 1602 were disclosed. This Agreement does not retroactively permit any constructed reservoirs (including “ponds”), stream crossings, water diversions, modifications to riparian buffers, or other encroachments not described in Table 1.

Contact Information

Name
John Herrera
Agency Name
California Department of Fish & Wildlife
Contact Types
Responsible Agency

Location

Cities
Covelo
Counties
Mendocino
Regions
Northern California
Cross Streets
approximately 6.8 miles southeast of the town of Covelo
Parcel #
034-147-15 & 034-147-17
State Highways
101
Waterways
Eel River Watershed
Township
22N
Range
12W
Section
36
Base
Diablo

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department Of Fish & Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Mendocino
Final Environmental Document Available at
County of Mendocino 860 N. Bush Street Ukiah, CA 95482 Contact: Julia Acker Phone: 707-234-6650

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
No
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

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