Reclmation Plan Amendment - TCR-2


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tehama County
Document Title
Reclmation Plan Amendment - TCR-2
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Document Description
The applicant is proposing an amendment to the original Reclamation Plan #04-01; which will include a Reclamation Plan that will ensure the end use of the mine complies with SMARA and the Tehama County General Plan. The mine ceased operation in 2018 and the mine operator, Thomas Creek Rock, Inc., has been in the process of reclaiming the site (closed under reclamation). The applicant request an amendment to the following five items. 1) To reduce the amount of acreage in the reclamation plan from 131.31 acres to 94.12 acres. 2) Change the end use in the East area of the mine from irrigated pasture to non-irrigated pasture. 3) Changing the end use in the West Area of the mine from irrigated pasture to Apiary use. 4) Permit the finished floor elevations of the mine to be at a lower elevation than shown on the original reclamation plan maps, not to exceed 190’ in elevation to allow for drainage. 5) Installing a small berm to help reduce stream flows from entering the mine during higher flows in Thomes Creek. The proposed project is located in an AG-2; Agricultural Zoning District, NR; Natural Resources and PF; Primary Flood Plain District/Valley District in a Valley Floor Agricultural General Plan designation that allows the mining operation with a use permit. APN: 067-120-001, 067-120-006, & 067-120-010.

Contact Information

Jessica Martinez
Agency Name
Tehama County
Job Title
Interim Planning Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Information
The project is located east of the community of Richfield along the east side of Hall Road and south of Thomes Creek on the property known as the Doyle Ranch. The extraction site is approximately 1500 feet north of Hall Road and River Road intersection.

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 Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW), 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 Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Mining (Reclamation Plan Amendment )(Mineral Gravel)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Tribal Cultural Resources
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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