South Fork of the Trinity River Watershed Cannabis Reclamation on Private Lands Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Trinity County
Document Title
South Fork of the Trinity River Watershed Cannabis Reclamation on Private Lands Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Watershed Research and Training Center (WRTC) will implement Cannabis Restoration on Private Lands between 2023 and 2033. The purpose of the project is to clean up waste associated with cannabis operations that has been abandoned or dumped on private lands in Trinity County. Activities include removal of household trash, vehicles, trailers, equipment, fertilizers, pesticides, growth medium, and removal of cannabis related infrastructure.

Contact Information

Patrick Flynn
Agency Name
Trinity County Natural Resources Division
Job Title
Environmental Compliance Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Information
Private lands throughout Trinity County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Class 4, Class 30
Reasons for Exemption
Consists of the minor alteration of topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination; consists of minor public alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; consists of any minor cleanup actions taken to prevent the release or threat of release of hazardous waste The project consists of trash pickup from cannabis related activities in Trinity County. No movement of dirt is proposed, no removal of trees or other alteration of land. Transportation impacts from the project will be within the scope of typical traffic flow in the county.
County Clerk


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