Water Resources, Department of
(California Department of Water Resources)
DWR Fuel Load Management and Maintenance
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Reduce and maintain the amount of brush, grasses, and ladder fuels to minimize the potential for a wildfire within the FERC Project Boundary. Treatment methods will include but are not limited to hand thinning, chipping, pile burning, prescribed burning, mastication, grazing, and mowing.
Lands within the Oroville Facilities Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Project Boundary. Specifically Lime Saddle, Bidwell Canyon, Saddle Dam, Loafer creek, Canyon Drive, and the Hyatt Power Plant perimeter.
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, -07, -08
Reasons for Exemption
Project is exempt from CEQA review under categorical exemption Class 4 - Minor alterations in the condition of the land, water, and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes. Class 7 and 8 -Actions taken by regulatory agencies for protection of natural resources and the environment.