Eco-Tech Park Planning: Loyalton Biomass (SNC #917)

Summary

SCH Number
2018018351
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Eco-Tech Park Planning: Loyalton Biomass (SNC #917)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide the Sierra Business Council with $100,000 to create a master site plan for the Loyalton Biomass Project. This project is designed enable the co-location of value added wood product industries adjacent to an existing cogeneration facility to utilize the wood biomass supply chain and waste heat generation. This site identified in the Sierra County Comprehensive Development Strategy as the most important high oppurtunity site for development in the County. Tis is consistant with the goals of the Governor's Bioenergy Action Plan and will benefit Loyalton, Sierra County, and other communities threatened by wildfire across the biomass source region.

Contact Information
Shannon Ciotti
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

(530) 823-4689

Location

Coordinates
39.669747°'"N 120.240258°'"W
Cities
Loyalton
Counties
Sierra
Cross Streets
100 S. Railroad Ave
Zip
96118
Base
MDBM
Other Information
W 1/2 SW1/4 Sec 18 and E 1/2 SE 1/4 Sec 13 T12N R16E

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Information Collection; the project is a planning project taht involves the development of a master site plan, recruitment materials, and a public relations plan for potential future use of biomass campus. The planning project would not include ground disturbance or physical alterations to the environment.
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