Revision No. 2 to Surface Mining Permit No. 159R2 (SMP 159R2)

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Riverside County
Document Title
Revision No. 2 to Surface Mining Permit No. 159R2 (SMP 159R2)
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Document Description
The Project site is located northeast of Gilman Springs Road, with the entrance to the mine occurring approximately 0.6 mile southeast of the intersection of Gilman Springs Road and Bridge Street. The Project consists of the proposed second revision to Surface Mining Permit No. 159 (SMP 159R2). Approval of SMP 159R2 would allow for the expansion of areas permitted for mining by 54.5 acres, resulting in approximately 204.9 acres permitted for mining activities; an increase mining reserves from approximately 14,000,000 tons to 44,000,000 tons, representing an increase of approximately 30,000,000 tons; the operation of an Inert Debris Engineered Fill Operation (IDEFO) to facilitate ultimate site reclamation; the establishment of a revised reclamation plan in compliance with the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975 (SMARA, Public Resources Code § 2710 et seq.) and Riverside County Ordinance No. 555; and revisions to the Mine’s timing restrictions for mining activities within 300 feet of the Mine’s boundaries from between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday except holidays, to 24 hours per day, seven days per week including Sundays and federal holidays.

Contact Information

Dionne Harris
Agency Name
County of Riverside
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Chandler Aggregates, Inc.
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Moreno Valley
Cross Streets
northeast of Gilman Springs Road, 0.6 mile northeast of its intersection with Bridge Street
Total Acres
State Highways

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Conservation (DOC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Development Types
Mining (Mineral Aggregate)
Local Actions
SMP Revision
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian


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