U.S. Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe Year-Round Mooring Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020019027
Lead Agency
U.S. Coast Guard
Document Title
U.S. Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe Year-Round Mooring Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Recreation

Document Description
The project involves implementing modifications at the Station’s existing private single-use pier to provide consistent long-term, year-round mooring capabilities. The CG needs year-round, 24-hour, immediate access to the Station’s rapid response boats to provide essential emergency search and rescue, law enforcement, commercial and recreational boating safety, and environmental protection services to the boating public and the agencies that use Lake Tahoe. Under current conditions, when water levels are low (generally October through January, and year-round during drought conditions), rapid response boats must be moored at alternate sites, increasing response times and creating safety and security issues. The EA/IS/EA evaluates three alternatives at an equal level of detail. Under Alternative 1 (the Proposed Action), a channel would be dredged adjacent to the existing pier. Under Alternative 2, dredging would not occur; instead, the Station’s existing 312-foot pier would be extended by an additional 350 feet in a dog-leg formation. Under Alternative 3, dredging also would not occur; the Station’s existing 312-foot pier would be extended by an additional 450 feet in a straight formation.

Contact Information
Will Robinson
U.S. Coast Guard
1301 Clay Street, Suite 700N
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone : (510) 637-5563

Location

Coordinates
39°10'54.27"N 120°7'8.08"W
Cities
Tahoe City
Counties
Placer
Cross Streets
2550 Lake Forest Road; N. Lake Boulevard (Highway 28) and Lake Forest Road
Zip
96145
Total Acres
11.7
Parcel #
094-140-015-000
State Highways
28
Waterways
Lake Tahoe
Township
15N
Range
17E
Section
5

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Water Facilities (Pier Type)
Local Action
Dredging/pier approval
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Department of Water Resources California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan South Lake Tahoe Region 6 California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

Attachments

Environmental Document
Tahoe_Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal 010210   PDF 608 K USCG Station Lake Tahoe EA_IS_EA_Jan 2020   PDF 51702 K USCG Tahoe EA-IS-EA_NOA_010220   PDF 120 K
NOC
USCG Tahoe NOC   PDF 741 K

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