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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

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Project: SVID Free Use Mineral Permit/Expansion in Yakima County

Project Status: Planning Completed
Office Location: Spokane
Resource Area: Wenatchee
NEPA #: OR-134-07-EA-02  FONSI/Decision Record
Document Publish Date: 12/08/2006
Summary: The primary reason for borrow pit expansion is to provide basalt rip-rap for a proposed 23.7 Re-regulation Reservoir. The 23.7 Re-regulation Reservoir is one component of the Sunnyside Canal Improvement Project (SCIP) designed to improve irrigation water supplies and benefit Yakima Basin fish and wildlife. SCIP is supported by the Yakama Indian Nation, Bureau of Reclamation (USBR), Washington Department of Ecology (WADOE), and the Sunnyside Division Board of Control (SDBC), with funding provided by USBR, WADOE and Sunnyside Division (SVID is the operating agent).
Public Protest/Appeal Start Date : 12/14/2006
Public Protest/Appeal End Date : 8/14/2007
Contact: Wenatchee Field Office
Contact Email: BLM_OR_WN_Mail@blm.gov
Contact Phone: (509) 665-2100
Program Areas: Cultural, Riparian/Aquatic/Fisheries