Tahoe Program Timberland Environmental Impact Report

Summary

SCH Number
2019069054
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Tahoe Program Timberland Environmental Impact Report
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preperation
Received

Document Description
The project consists of a long-term wildfire fuels reduction program within the wild land urban Interface In the California portion of the Lake Tahoe basin. The project proposes numerous forest treatment activities to reduce the risk of wildfire including mechanical thinning, manual/hand thinning, prescribed broadcast burning, understory burning, pile burning, sale and transport of merchantable timber, and the transport and use of biomass for energy generation and wood pulp products. Herbicide treatment Is not proposed. See Notice of Preparation for additional details.

Contact Information
Bill Solinsky
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
PO Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

916-657-0300

Location

Cities
Multiple
Counties
Placer El Dorado
Cross Streets
Multiple
Total Acres
Approx. 25,000 a
Parcel #
Multiple
State Highways
US 50, SR89, SR 28, SR 2
Airports
Lake Tahoe Airport
Schools
multiple
Waterways
Lake Tahoe, Truckee River, and multiple streams

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (wildfire risk reduction program)
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Landuse Wetland/Riparian Water Supply Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Noise Minerals Greenhouse Gas Emissions Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Economics/Jobs Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual Energy
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 3 Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Conservation Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Toxic Substances Control Native American Heritage Commission Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 6 (So Lake Tahoe) Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

Attachments

Environmental Document
PTEIR NOP   PDF 410 K
NOC
Letter   PDF 228 K noc   PDF 1655 K
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