Utah 12kV Relocation Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0221-R6)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Document Title
Utah 12kV Relocation Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0221-R6)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed an amendment to Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0221-R6, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, Southern California Edison. The project is limited to the abandonment and relocation of an existing buried 12 kilovolt (kV) distribution line. The amendment addresses changes to the project description, specifically, the shift from trench to the use of directional drilling. Impacts to Fish and Game Code section 1602 resources are reduced from 0.19 acre to 0.02 acre.

Contact Information

Brandy Wood
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Riverside, San Bernardino
Southern California
Other Location Info
The project is located within several unnamed tributaries to Mesquite Dry Lake, along National Park Road/Park Boulevard the California Riding and Hiking Trail, within Joshua Tree National Park, Counties of Riverside and San Bernardino, State of California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, § 15304(f), Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
The project will involve directional drilling and minor trenching and backfilling along a predominantly disturbed road shoulder. The removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees will be avoided, and the surface will be restored following project completion.


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