Pit 3, 4, 5 Hydroelectric Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Pit 3, 4, 5 Hydroelectric Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Document Description
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) requested an amendment to the Pit 3, 4, and 5 Hydroelectric Project (Project); Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Project No. 233 water quality certification (certification). PG&E is requesting a modification to Mitigation Measure 12, Recreation Management Plan. Mitigation Measure 12 requires PG&E to increase the amount of public overnight camping units around Lake Britton by 25 percent, with at least half of the increased capacity added in the first 12- year period after FERC license issuance. The '.proposed amendment would extend the 12-year - deadline by one year, from December 31, 2019, to December 31, 2020.

Contact Information
Savannah Downey
State Water Resources Control Board
1001 I St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 322-1585


Other Location Info
Lake Britton

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
PG&E's amendment request is for an extension to the construction schedule and involves no expansion of use or capacity. The changes to the certification are minor technical changes that would not involve any new significant environmental effects.


Notice of Exemption
2020030126_Pit 3, 4, 5 Hydroelectric Project   PDF 807 K

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