Highland Bishop Transmission Replacement Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS-MON- 13310-R6)

Summary

SCH Number
2020120139
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 - Inland Deserts, Ontario (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 )
Document Title
Highland Bishop Transmission Replacement Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS-MON- 13310-R6)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/8/2020
Project Applicant
Southern California Edison

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS-MON-13310-R6, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, Southern California Edison (SCE). The project is limited to the removal and replacement of four structures consisting of nine existing deteriorated wood transmission poles, (4795784E/4795785E, 4795782E/4795783E, 1882207E/1882208E, and 1656871E/1656872E/1656873E) with nine lightweight steel-weathering poles. The project includes the trimming of two juvenile mountain willows (Salix eastwoodiae), and the removal of two juvenile quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) trees and two mountain willow shrubs for vehicle access. Project activities are anticipated to temporarily impact a maximum of 0.106 acres of resources subject to Fish and Game Code 1602.

Contact Information
Brandy Wood
Department of Fish and Wildlife
3602 Inland Empire Dr Ste. C- 220
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (909) 483-6319
Brandy.Wood@Wildlife.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Mono
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
The project is located along Lee Lining Creek between approximately 3 and 5 miles east of the community of Lee Vining, along Tioga Road (CA-120) and Poole Power Plant Road in unincorporated area of Mono County, California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 § 15301 (b), Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project is limited to the removal and replacement of four deteriorated wood pole structures.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
C__Users_djohnson_Documents_EPIMS-MON-13310-R6_NOE   PDF 129 K

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