IS21-0029 SMP Gold Corp (Oro Cruz) Reclamation Plan #21-0001, a Mineral Exploration Project

Summary

SCH Number
2022120331
Lead Agency
Imperial County
Document Title
IS21-0029 SMP Gold Corp (Oro Cruz) Reclamation Plan #21-0001, a Mineral Exploration Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
BLM Desert; Zoning - S-2 Open Space\Preservation; Designation - Recreation\Open Space
Document Description
The applicant proposes mineral exploration activities consisting of using existing access roads and improving some existing roads, as well as constructing a new temporary exploration drilling access road, up to eight (8) helicopter landing pads and sixty-five (65) drill pads to support exploration in seven (7) Drill Areas. The Project would also entail constructing a new permanent access road and 2.8-acre staging area for access to the Oro Cruz Portal on BLM lands. The total surface disturbance on BLM lands for the proposed Project activities is estimated at 21.3 acres. The Project is located on previously mined BLM lands, (APN 050-1 10-006, 007, 008, 009, 023, 024, and 050-280-001 , 012 and 013) within T1 53, R20E, Sections 1 , 2, 12 and 13, and T1 55, R21 E, Seciions 6, 7 and 18, SBBM.

Contact Information

Name
Michael Abraham
Agency Name
Imperial County Planning and Development Services
Job Title
Assistant Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Unincorporated area
Counties
Imperial
Regions
Southern California
Cross Streets
Interstate 8 and Ogilby Road
Zip
92283
Total Acres
21.3
Jobs
1
Parcel #
050-110-006 et al
State Highways
Interstate 8
Railways
Sothern Pacific RR
Airports
N/A
Schools
San Pasqual
Waterways
N/A
Township
15
Range
20
Section
12
Base
SBBM
Other Location Info
Nearest Community: Winterhaven, California

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), 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 11 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Colorado River Basin Region 7 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Development Types
Mining (Mineral Gold)
Local Actions
Reclamation Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Geology/Soils, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Vegetation, Visual/ Archeological/ Historical/ Seismic/ Soil Erosion/ Compaction/ Grading/ Toxic. Hazardous/ Traffic/ Circulation/ Water Supply/ Groundwater
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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