Lower Klamath Project License Surrender

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Summary

SCH Number
2016122047
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Lower Klamath Project License Surrender
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received

Document Description
Note: Review Per Lead The Lower Klamath Project is located on the Klamath River in Siskiyou County, CA, and Klamath County, Oregon. The Lower Klamath Project is currently part of the Klamath Hydroelectric Project (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FERC] Project No. 2082), which is owned and operated by PacifiCorp. The Klamath Hydroelectric Project presently consists of seven dam developments: 1) East Side; 2) West Side; 3) J.C. Boyle; 5) Fall Creek (located on Fall Creek, a Klamath River tributary); 6) Copco No. 1; 7) Copco No. 2; and 8) Iron Gate. The Lower Klamath Project comprises the J.C. Boyle, Copco No. 1, Copco No. 2, and Iron Gate dams and associated facilities.

Contact Information
Parker Thaler
State Water Resources Control Board
PO Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-2000

916-341-5321
parker.thaler@waterboards.ca.gov

Location

Coordinates
41°58'20"N 122°22'05"W
Cities
Yreka
Counties
Siskiyou
Cross Streets
Copco Rd and Ager-Beswick Rd
Zip
96097
Total Acres
~8,000
Waterways
Klamath River
Other Location Info
Klamath River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (removal of four dams and associated facilities)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: 401 Certification
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Growth Inducing Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Minerals Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Coastal Zone Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Agricultural Land Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 2 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water
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