DWR Bale Storage


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Document Title
DWR Bale Storage
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed the Right of Entry Permit to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for the DWR Bale Storage for the State of California’s Salton Sea Management Program (Project). The Project is limited to providing DWR and/or their contractors access to the Imperial Wildlife Area, Wister Unit, hay bale storage site (Site), improving access roads as needed, storage of approximately 170,000 hay bales at the Site, installation of a “track out” plate at entrance, dust suppression by a water truck during delivery days, installation of temporary fencing around the Site, and unarmed security patrols at the Site seven days a week from dusk to dawn for the duration of bale storage. Storage is anticipated to not exceed approximately four months. Bales are to be used for the State of California’s Salton Sea Management Program.

Contact Information

Charles Land
Agency Name
Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Southern California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15304 (a) Minor Alteration to Land, Grading, Minor temporary
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it involves minor temporary use of land having negligible permanent effects on the environment and grading of land with a slope of less than 10 percent.
County Clerk


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