California Vegetation Treatment Program

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Board of
Document Title
California Vegetation Treatment Program
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Document Description
This CalVTP PEIR addresses the following: • Expansion of CAL Fl RE's vegetation treatment activities to reach a total treatment acreage target of approximately 250,000 acres per year to contribute to the achievement of the 500,000 annual non-federal acres expressed in Executive Order (EO) 8-52-18, signed by former Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in May 2018. • A project specific implementation approach for streamlining CEQA review of later site-specific, vegetation treatment projects consistent with the CalVTP and this PEIR, in accordance with procedures described in CEQA Guidelines Section 15168. The streamlined CEQA review approach would document the extent to which an individual proposed treatment project's environmental effects · are covered by the PEIR and which feasible mitigation measures from the CalVTP PEIR would be incorporated into the approval of the individual project. More specifically, this project-specific review would include evaluation under section 15168 of whether later activities and impacts· of site-specific vegetation treatment projects are within the scope of the CalVTP and the PEIR. A "within the scope" finding for later activities would facilitate an increase in the pace and scale of project approvals in a manner that includes environmental protections in compliance with CEQA. Where later proposed vegetation treatment projects do not qualify for a "within the scope" finding, additional CEQA documentation would be prepared.

Contact Information

Edith Hannigan
Agency Name
Board of Forestry & Fire Protection
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning (CDFW)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Fire behavior


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