HYPP Fire Protection - Fuel Reduction Project

Summary

SCH Number
2018128181
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
HYPP Fire Protection - Fuel Reduction Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Clear vegetation within 40' of Hyatt Switchyard, LCB Building, Butler Building, Guard Shack, and behind the Area Control Center building. Fuel load reduction will assist in defensible space around critical infrastructure. Herbicide application to prevent regrowth.

Contact Information
Krystle Mache
California Department of Water Resources
460 Glen Dr
Oroville, CA 95966

530-534-2575

Location

Cities
Oroville
Counties
Butte

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project is exempt from CEQA review under categorical exemption class 1 - maintenance of topographical features to prevent catastrophic wildfires. Class 4 - minor alterations in the condition of the land and/or vegetation which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and fuel mgmt. activities within 30 ft of structures to reduce the volume of flammable vegetation. This exemption shall apply to fuel mgmt. activities within 100 ft of a structure if the public agency having fire protection responsibility for the area has determined that 100 ft of fuel clearance is required due to extra hazardous fire conditions.
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