CEMEX Rockfield Quarry Modification Project - Environmental Impact Report No. 7763 and Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application Nos. 3666 and 3667

Summary

SCH Number
2020060123
Lead Agency
Fresno County
Document Title
CEMEX Rockfield Quarry Modification Project - Environmental Impact Report No. 7763 and Unclassified Conditional Use Permit Application Nos. 3666 and 3667
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Project Applicant
CEMEX Construction Materials Pacific LLC
Present Land Use
The sites operate under previously approved conditional use permits issued by the County to mine and process aggregate materials(rock, sand, and gravel) at two separate sites.

Document Description
CEMEX Construction Materials Pacific LLC (the “Applicant”) has applied to the County of Fresno Department of Public Works and Planning (County) for two Unclassified Conditional Use Permits (CUP Application Nos. 3666 and 3667) to allow the Rockfield Quarry a continuation and modification of its current aggregate (rock, sand, and gravel) mining and processing operations. The project is generally located at two separate sites approximately two miles apart, The first, the Plant Site, is located on the west side of North Friant Road between North Willow Avenue and Little Dry Creek, and the second, the Quarry Site, is located on the west side of North Friant Road between Bluff View Avenue and Lost Lake Road. The County is the lead agency for preparation of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR No. 7763) for this project and is issuing this Notice of Preparation pursuant to Section 15082 of the CEQA Guidelines. The Applicant is requesting a continuation and modification of its current aggregate (rock, sand, and gravel) mining and processing operations. The Project includes the following two project life stages that are estimated to span 100 years.

Contact Information
Christina Monfette
County of Fresno
2220 Tulare Street 6th Floor
Fresno, CA 93721

Phone : (559) 600-4245
cmonfette@co.fresno.ca.us

Location

Counties
Fresno
Regions
Countywide
Cross Streets
Plant Site: North Friant Road and North Willow Avenue; Quarry Site: North Friant Road and Bluff
Zip
93626
Total Acres
471
Parcel #
300-070-56S, -57S, -58S, -59S, -60S; 300-040-19, -20, 300-080-01S, 300-250-12, 300-310-01
State Highways
SR 41
Railways
N/A
Airports
N/A
Schools
N/A
Waterways
San Joaquin River
Base
MDB&M
Other Location Info
Plant Site (CUP 3666): CEMEX’s current Plant Site is located on approximately 122 acres on the west side of N. Friant Road (Assessor Parcel Numbers (APNs) 300-070-56S, 57S, 58S, 59S, & 60S), approximately 1.5 miles north of the City of Fresno and approximately 0.7 mile north of the intersection of N. Willow Avenue and N. Friant Road. Quarry Site (CUP 3667): CEMEX’s current Quarry Site is located on approximately 349 acres on the west side of N. Friant Road (APNs 300-040-19 & 20, 300-080-01S, 300-250-12 & portion of 300-310-01) approximately 2.0 miles north of CEMEX’s current Plant Site and approximately 2.0 miles south of the unincorporated community of Friant.
Other Information
Coordinates: Plant Site: Latitude: 36°55’44” N Longitude: 119°44’12” W; Quarry Site: Latitude: 36°57’20” N Longitude:119°44’00” W The Plant Site is located in T11S, R21E, S19 and the Quarry site is located in T11S R20E, S24 and S25; T11S, R21E, S19 and S30,

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Mining (Mining and Processing (Expansion of existing use permit))(Aggregate Mineral)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Noise Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Department of Water Resources California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California San Joaquin River Conservancy California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Stewardship Council Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4

Attachments

Environmental Document
CEMEX Rockfield EIR_NOP_Complete Notice_Final   PDF 4141 K
NOC
EIR 7763_NOC_Submittal_060520   PDF 4142 K
State Comments
2020060123_CDFW Comment   PDF 555 K 2020060123_NAHC Comment   PDF 315 K

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