Poe Hydroelectric Project Water Quality Certification Amendment


SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Poe Hydroelectric Project Water Quality Certification Amendment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Document Description
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is requesting an amendment to the water quality certification (certification) for the Poe Hydroelectric Project (Project; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FERC] Project No. 2107). The Project certification currently requires PG&E to submit management plans to the Deputy Director of the Division of Water Rights for review and approval within one year of FERC license issuance (by December 17, 2019). The proposed amendment would extend the one-year deadline for submitting the following management plans: . Sediment Management Plan; Amphibian portion of Poe Bypass Reach Biological Monitoring Plan; Riparian Monitoring Plan; Tributary Access Plan; Recreation Improvement and Monitoring Plan; Road Management Plan; Ramping Rate Plan ; and Bardees Bar Spoil Pile Revegetation Plan.

Contact Information
Savannah Downey
State Water Resources Control Board
P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812-2000

Phone : (916) 322-1585


Cross Streets
North Fork Feather River in Butte County, California; near the community of Pulga

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
State type and section number: Class 6 § 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The Class 6 exemption applies because the management plans are for information gathering and/or resource evaluation and management. The proposed amendment will not result in a major disturbance to an environmental resource.


Notice of Exemption
2020020137_Poe Hydroelectric Project Water   PDF 875 K

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