The central and southern portions of the site are actively managed for agricultural use. The project site is designated Agriculture (AG) and zoned Agriculture Intensive (A-N), while a portion of the site is covered by the General Plan Mineral Resource Overlay (MRO) designation.
The proposed project includes mining 41.6 million tons (35.25 million tons sold) of aggregate resources (sand and gravel) over a requested 30-year period at an annual rate not to exceed 2.6 million tons mined per year (2.2 million tons sold). Mining is proposed in two phases moving from north to south, commencing with Phase A on the north. Reclamation is proposed in three phases to reclaim 117 acres of agricultural uses and provide 161 acres of pond and habitat uses. Relocation of the Moore Canal to the northerly portion of the project site is proposed. The project would also require a General Plan Amendment to extend the Mineral Resource Overlay over the entire project site and a rezone to add a Sand and Gravel Overlay (SG-O) to the existing A-N zoning.
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, 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 Rights, California Department of Conservation (DOC)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC)
Mining (Mineral Aggregate), Other (Canal Relocation)
General Plan Amendment, Rezone, Use Permit, Reclamation Plan, Development Agreement
Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Mineral Resources, Noise, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Energy
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