Waste Discharge Requirements for Nonpoint Source Discharges Related to Certain Activities Conducted by the BLM and USFS on Federal Lands

Summary

SCH Number
2021030158
Lead Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan South Lake Tahoe Region 6 (RWQCB)
Document Title
Waste Discharge Requirements for Nonpoint Source Discharges Related to Certain Activities Conducted by the BLM and USFS on Federal Lands
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Document Description
The Federal NPS Permit involves the proposed development of Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR) for discharges and threatened discharges of NPS pollution from certain activities conducted by the BLM and the USFS on federal lands. The purpose of the proposed Federal NPS Permit is to ensure the maintenance, protection, and restoration of the quality and beneficial uses of water on federally managed lands and to facilitate federal agency compliance with water quality requirements. The Lahontan Water Board will consider the inclusion of a Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification in conjunction with the Waste Discharge Requirements in effort to provide comprehensive Water Board coverage for those activities proposed for regulation under the Federal NPS Permit.

Contact Information

Name
Adam Henriques
Agency Name
Lahontan Water Boards Reg 6 - So Lake Tahoe
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Adelanto, Alturas, Barstow, Bishop, Hesperia, Lancaster, Mammoth Lakes, Olympic Valley, Palmdale, Ridgecrest, South Lake Tahoe, Susanville, Truckee, Victorville
Counties
Alpine, El Dorado, Inyo, Kern, Lassen, Los Angeles, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Bernardino, Sierra
Regions
Statewide
Other Location Info
Project of region wide significance. The project is proposed within the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board regional boundary.
Other Information
Lands managed by the USFS and BLM in the Lahontan Water Board region include parts of Modoc, Lassen, Sierra, Nevada, Placer, El Dorado, Alpine, Mono, Inyo, Kern, San Bernardino, and Los Angeles counties.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Land management)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Economics/Jobs, Energy, Fiscal Impacts, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning (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 10 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Transportation, District 9 (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, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), California Tahoe Conservancy, Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Protection Commission, Delta Stewardship Council, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), Santa Monica Bay Restoration, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT)

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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