DETERMINATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL NONSIGNIFICANCE
The Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County has entered a determination of environmental non-significance, (DNS), for the proposed action under the State Environmental Policy Act, (RCW 43.21C), as amended. The lead agency for this proposal has determined that the subject action does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under 43.21C.030(2)c. This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency.
This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency shall not act on this proposal for 15 days from the date below. Written comments must be submitted by June 9th, 2017. Written comments should be submitted to John M. Brown, SEPA Official, Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802. Copies of the DNS, and Environmental Checklist can be obtained from the Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802 and linked below.
The issuance of the determination of environmental nonsignificance, for which notice is hereby given, is for the following action:
Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County proposes to install bio-engineered bank stabilization materials along 475 linear feet of Columbia River shoreline. Bio-engineered materials being installed include; layered coir revetment fabric, small cobbles, gravels, compressed topsoil, and willow cuttings. Approximately 169 cy of clean fill material will also be used below the OHWM for installation of the coir revetment fabric, cobbles and gravels.
The subject property is located on Lake Pateros, WA. The subject property is further described as 28 Starr Road, Pateros, WA, 98846. The subject property is found within Section 19, Township 29N., Range 24 EWM and is also known as Okanogan County parcel number 2924190044.
Dated this 9th day of May, 2017
Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County, WA
John M. Brown
No Historic Properties Affected