Water Resources, Department of
(California Department of Water Resources)
DFD Shooting Range Rehabilitation
NOE - Notice of Exemption
DFD staff will mow, weed eat, spray, and utilize hand tools to remove vegetation around the shooting range. This will include removing dry vegetation with weed eaters from the hillside that CHP officers shoot into. Herbicide will also be sprayed in all areas vegetation is removed on the hillside and center of roadway loop around the shooting range area wil be graded and a new AB layer applied. Stockpiles for AB will be directly on the road surface. Equipment will be staged in the roadway on site for the duration of the project. All work is within DWR right of way.
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt because it involves minor repairs to the existing appurtenant structures. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. Because this activity can be implemented without any significant environmental impacts, the Categorical Exemption Class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.