Ward Lake Expansion EIR #2021-001

Summary

SCH Number
2021040627
Lead Agency
Lassen County
Document Title
Ward Lake Expansion EIR #2021-001
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Extensive Agriculture
Document Description
NOP and Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report. The project is a proposal to expand mining operations at the Ward Lake Pit (CA mine ID #91-18-0008). If approved, the Use Permit would allow for an expansion of approximately 51 acres, an associated additional volume of 5,000,000 tons of material, an extension of the life of the mine from 2030 to 2050, and increase of maximum volume per year from 100,000 to 200,000 tons per year.

Contact Information

Name
Cortney Flather
Agency Name
Lassen County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Lassen
Regions
Countywide, Northern California, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Center Road and Ward Lake Road
Total Acres
240
Parcel #
109-100-059-000, 109-100-060-000
Schools
Shaffer Elementary School
Township
30 N
Range
14 E
Section
32
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
Development Types
Mining (Mineral aggregate)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Land Use/Planning, Tribal Cultural Resources
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), 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 2 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan South Lake Tahoe Region 6 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)

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