Urban Wood Rescue- The Cutting Edge Phase 17-GHG-UF-01-UWBU-0045 "8GG17422"

Summary

SCH Number
2019028008
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Urban Wood Rescue- The Cutting Edge Phase 17-GHG-UF-01-UWBU-0045 "8GG17422"
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project will provide job training and employment opportunities in the Sacramento region, and will offer internships, jobs, and professional skills development with community-based organizations. The project will also develop an in-house internship program that sources participants from local colleges and universities; and create a foundation for an "Urban Wood Rescue" cooperative of people who use or provide urban wood products, supplies, or services. The Sacramento Tree Foundation will also plant and maintain 333 trees in the Sacramento area using volunteers, and foundation staff. Located in an industrial setting. Use of a developed vacant-secured commercial property is expected to be used for log storage and wood processing equipment.

Contact Information
Robert Little / Julia Bartens
Cal Fire
P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

(916) 657-2289

Location

Cities
Sacramento
Counties
Sacramento

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, & 6
Reasons for Exemption
This project fits under portions of Class 4-Minor Alterations to Land and Class 6, Information Collection. Review by CAL FIRE staff confirmed that no exceptions apply that would preclude the use of a notice of exemption for this project. The department has concluded that no significant environmental impact would occur to aesthetics, agriculture and forestland or timberland, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use planning mineral resources, noise, population and housing, public services, recreation, transportation or traffic, or to utilities and service systems. Class 6 consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. Documentation of the environmental review completed by the Department is kept on file at CAL FIRE Headquarters, 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA.
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