PG&E Grays Flat 0401 and Gansner 1101 Underground (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. PLU-46975-R2)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
PG&E Grays Flat 0401 and Gansner 1101 Underground (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. PLU-46975-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of conducting horizontal directional drilling (HDD) under three (3) culvert crossings associated with natural streams or springs within the road prism of California State Highway 70 to facilitate placement of a conduit for purposes of undergrounding electrical power transmission cables that was destroyed during the Dixie Fire.

Contact Information

Robert Hosea
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
Located at three (3) year-round or seasonal, unnamed streams crossing under Highway 70 adjacent to the East Branch North Fork Feather River and to Spanish Creek
Other Information
Extending through Latitude 40.036833° North 121.965344° West

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (2, 3, 4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections (15302c, 15303d, 15304f)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 2c because this project is for a replacement of an existing communication cable destroyed during the Dixie Fire. Class 3d because replacement of destroyed telecommunications cables is through undergrounding rather than replacement above ground. Class 4f because Horizontal Directional Drilling is a form of trenching under waterways backfilled by conduit with minimal to no significant disturbance to the soil surface.
County Clerk


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