South Main Divide Hazardous Fuel Treatment

Summary

SCH Number
2016128293
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
South Main Divide Hazardous Fuel Treatment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project goal is to mitigate the impact that a wildland fire would have on the communities in the South Main Divide Area of Lake Elsinore, CA. The proposed fuel break will create a strip of land on which the vegetation will be reduced and/or modified to control or diminish the risk of the spread of fire, protecting the surrounding communities of Rancho Capistrano, El Cariso, Wildomar and Rancho Carrillo.

Contact Information
Gregg Bratcher
Cal Fire
P.O Box 2097
Idyllwild, CA 94244-2460

951-659-3335

Location

Counties
Riverside Orange
Township
6S
Range
5W
Section
17,25

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15304 C:4
Reasons for Exemption
This project meets the requirements of a Class 4 Categorical Exemption. Field review by CAL FIRE staff confirmed that no exceptions apply which would preclude the use of a Notice of Exemption for this project. The department has concluded that no significant environmental impact would occur to aesthetics, agriculture and forestland/timberland, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use planning, mineral resources, noise ,population and housing, public services, recreation, transportation/traffic, or to utilities and service systems.
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