CEMEX Mining and Reclamation Plan Permit Amendment (ZF2018-0015)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Yolo County
Document Title
CEMEX Mining and Reclamation Plan Permit Amendment (ZF2018-0015)
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Gravel Mine
Document Description
The proposed project is a request to modify an approved mining permit and reclamation plan for the existing CEMEX sand and gravel mining operation to allow more mining over a longer period of time. The operation is located primarily east of Interstate 505, along the south bank of Cache Creek, near the unincorporated community of Madison. The existing off-channel mining operation is operated subject to a 1996 permit approval, but has been operating continuously at that location since the 1970’s. The project site is 1,902 acres, with mining limited to 586 acres and reclamation required for 716 acres (including the 30-acre plant site). The current approvals allow maximum annual mining of 1,445,783 tons (1,200,000 tons sold), and maximum total mining of 32,170,000 tons (26,700,000 tons sold). Mining is allowed to occur in seven phases moving generally from west to east, over a 30-year period ending in 2027, to a maximum depth of 70 feet. The applicant is seeking approvals to increase maximum annual mining to 2,117,647 tons (1,800,000 tons sold), increase maximum total mining to 56,248,958 (48,256,687 tons sold), extend the permit period by 20 years to 2047, increase the reclamation area by 121 acres (to 837 acres) to include disturbed land along the northerly boundary of mining (adjoining the creek bank), and make other minor modifications to correct the total mining acreage and adjust phasing. These modifications, if approved, would result in changes to the approved conditions of approval and development agreement for the project. As related specifically to reclamation end uses, the list below provides a comparison of the requested changes (in acres): Reclaimed End Uses Approved Proposed Agriculture 476.0 438.6 Habitat 61.0 168.7 Lake 153.0 210.4 Slopes/Roads/Buffers 26.0 19.2 Total 716.01 836.9

Contact Information

JD Trebec
Agency Name
Senior Planner for Yolo County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
I-505 and CR 16
Total Acres
716 acres
Parcel #
025-450-001; 049-060-004, 007; 049-070-004, 005, 006, 009, 010, 011, 019, 020, 021
State Highways
Madison Community High School
Cache Creek

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT), California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Mining (Gravel Mining)(Mineral Gravel)
Local Actions
Use Permit, Mining and Reclamation Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Utilities/Service Systems, Wildfire


Environmental Document

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