This project involves the trimming and removal of dead, dying, diseased, insect infested and suppressed trees near utility structures and contains a secondary benefit of reducing forest fuels for forestry and fire hazard reduction purposes.
Location Specific: Located on the California side of the Lake Tahoe Basin
Note: See NOE for full details
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Sec. 15301, Class 4*
Reasons for Exemption
*Section 15304 (See also Cal. Code Regs, tit. 14, Sec. 12102.1 & 12102.4)
This project involves the removal of dead, dying, diseased, insect and suppressed trees near utility structures for public health and safety purposes, and contains a secondary benefit of reducing forest fuels for forestry and fire hazer reduction purposes. This project includes maintenance within a utility corridor and minor alterations to land. The use of heavy machinery will be restricted to either the running paved surface of the road or non-riparian areas outside of stream environment zones (SEZ). Work within SEZ areas are to be completed by hand crews.