Inez Rainey Emergency (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0510-R1) for 2-17EM-009-SIS


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 (CDFW)
Document Title
Inez Rainey Emergency (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0510-R1) for 2-17EM-009-SIS
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to 2 temporary encroachments on Horse Creek at crossing #1 and crossing 32. The crossings shall consists of two or more 24-inch culverts designed to handle flow at the time of use. The crossing work is associated with a Notice of Exemption Timber Harvesting Plan (2-17EM-009-SIS). Some logs may be used between culverts oriented parallel to the stream and culverts to allow free passage of water and aquatic organisms. The culverts and logs shall be covered with a layer of geotextile, then with clean washed drain rock to make a road travel surface. At the competition of use, the rock shall be graded back to the approaches on each side of the crossing. The fabric, culverts and logs shall also be removed. Material may be removed along the bank on the north side of crossing #1 above water level and sloped back approximately 20 feet in distance. The width may be approximately 14 feet in width covering total of 280 square feet. 20 to 40 cubic yards of material may be removed. Crossing #2 requires only a small amount of soil displaced when logs are removed.

Contact Information

Andrew Yarusso
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Class I Horse Creek, Klamath River, Lower Horse Creek Planning Watershed
Other Information
USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle Hamburg, CA 1980

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1,4; S: 15301,04
Reasons for Exemption
The project proposes a temporary crossing with a limited number of timber hauling. All fish species will be diverted and kept away from project site overseen by CDFW staff. There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15065. There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed. The project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects.

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