Wildfire Risk Reduction, Reliability, and Asset Protection (WRAP) Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020120188
Lead Agency
Trinity Public Utilities District
Document Title
Wildfire Risk Reduction, Reliability, and Asset Protection (WRAP) Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Project Applicant
Trinity Public Utilities District and Western Area Power Administration Sierra Nevada Region
Present Land Use
Forest/Agriculture

Document Description
Trinity PUD and WAPA are proposing a proactive wildfire risk reduction, reliability, and asset protection project which includes right-of-way (ROW) expansion and vegetation management. The purpose is to reduce fire risk from their transmission and distribution power lines to the surrounding communities and public lands, as well as to increase electrical reliability to maintain critical services in the local communities.

Contact Information
Andy Lethbridge
Trinity Public Utilities District
26 Ponderosa Lane
Weaverville, CA 96093

Phone : (530) 623-5536
alethbridge@trinitypud.com

Location

Coordinates
40°42'0"N 122°55'0"W
Cities
Hayfork Weaverville, Hyampom, Lewiston, Trinity Center, Big Bar
Counties
Trinity
Regions
Northern California
Zip
96093
State Highways
CA-299, CA-3, CA-36
Waterways
Trinity River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Electric Transmission Lines (Wildfire Risk Reduction Project)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 2 California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 California State Lands Commission Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Native American Heritage Commission California Highway Patrol

Attachments

Environmental Document
WRAP NOP FINAL   PDF 3528 K
NOC
NOC Final   PDF 238 K
State Comments
2020120188_CHP Comment   PDF 526 K 2020120188_NAHC Comment   PDF 283 K

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