Elk River Estuary Enhancement Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement no. 1600-2018-0113-R1)

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017082048
Lead Agency
Eureka, City of (City of Eureka)
Document Title
Elk River Estuary Enhancement Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement no. 1600-2018-0113-R1)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
CDFW has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0113-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the Project Applicant, The City of Eureka as represented by Mr. Miles Slattery. The project consists of two encroachments to complete the Elk River Enhancement Project, consisting of Area 1: Removal of two existing tidegates. Filling inboard ditches to focus the tidal prism in the main channels and reduce sedimentation of these channels. Excavation (increase width and depth) of 3,385 feet of existing channels to maximize eelgrass habitat. Excavation of 2,395 feet of new tidal channels. Excavation of freshwater and saltwater marsh depressions. Area 2: Breaching of the dike on Elk River. Culvert removal. Excavation of a new tributary channel network. Creation of salt marsh habitat.

Contact Information
Jennifer Olson
CDFW
619 Second Street
Eureka, CA 95501

707-445-5387

Location

Coordinates
40°45'8.31"N 124°11'44.7"W
Cities
Eureka
Counties
Humboldt
Cross Streets
Pound Rd and Tooby Rd
Zip
95503
Total Acres
114
Parcel #
various
State Highways
101
Railways
NWPRR
Airports
Samoa
Waterways
Humboldt Bay
Township
4N
Range
1W
Section
4

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
619 Second 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 Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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