Experimental Release of Delta Smelt Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021080174
Lead Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Experimental Release of Delta Smelt Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
10/28/2021
Document Description
The Project proposes to annually release up to 60,000 adult equivalents of surplus hatchery origin Delta Smelt each year into a portion of the current range of the species for a three-year period. The purpose of the Project would be part of an early experimental release effort to answer several high priority questions to inform the feasibility of future supplementation efforts, if pursued in the future.

Contact Information

Name
Melissa Farinha
Agency Name
CDFW
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Counties
Contra Costa, Sacramento, Solano, Yolo
Regions
San Francisco Bay Area
Total Acres
~220,000
State Highways
4, 12, 80, 84, 113, 160, 220
Railways
AmTrak, Union Pacific, BNSF
Airports
Rio Vista Municipal Airport
Schools
White Elementary, Rio Vista Highschool, Riverview Middle
Waterways
Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, Suisun Marsh

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
No
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

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