Deer Creek Mine Expansion (PMR 19-001)

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Deer Creek Mine Expansion (PMR 19-001)
Document Type
SBE - Subsequent EIR
Project Applicant
Deer Creek Rock Co., Inc.
Present Land Use
The surrounding land uses are predominantly foothill grazing (to the north, south and east) and orchards (to the west). / AE-40 (Extensive Agriculture - 40 Acre Minimum)/ Agriculture.

Document Description
The Project consists of a ±20-acre expansion to the footprint and operations of the existing and currently operational Deer Creek Mine facility. The Applicant, Deer Creek Rock Co., Inc., currently operates a rock and gravel surface mining operation on 110 acres, as permitted by PMR 01-001, PMR 09-002, and PSP 01-055 (ZA), and PMR 14-002. The permit amendments requested by PMR 19-001 will: • Allow consistency between PMR 01-001, PMR 09-002, PSP 01-055(ZA), and PMR 14-002; • Result in an approximately 20-acre expansion through the use of a lot line adjustment toward the east and southeast on land currently used for grazing; • Increase annual production by 500,000 tons per year (from a maximum of 1,000,000 tons per year to a maximum of 1,500,000 tons per year); See NOC for full details.

Contact Information
Hector Guerra
County of Tulare Resource Management Agency
5961 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93277-9394

Phone : (559) 624-7121


36°0'19"N 118°57'12"W
Cross Streets
Avenue 120 and Road 272
Total Acres
Parcel #
305-190-022 & 305-190-021
Deer Creek

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Mining (Sand/Aggregate Mineral) Other (Mining Permit Amendment)
Local Action
Mining Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Minerals Noise Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Water Quality Water Supply Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Water Resources California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Food and Agriculture Department of General Services Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Department of Transportation, District 6


Environmental Document
DCME_SEIR Appendices_11-19-19   PDF 88683 K DCME_SEIR_11-19-19   PDF 10259 K Summary Form   PDF 127 K
NOC   PDF 1544 K
State Comments
2019049052_Caltrans_TUL-190-20   PDF 893 K

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