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 March 9th, 2018. 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 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 perform maintenance on Douglas PUD No. 1's Methow Fish Hatchery fish trap structure. Maintenance to be performed includes, but is not limited to: Lifting the trap from the channel, installation of footings to improve and maintain the spatial orientation of the trap to sit level and flush with the ecology block retaining wall that forms the trap entrance.
The subject property is commonly referred to as Douglas County PUD No. 1's Methow Fish Hatchery. The common property address for the subject action is 44 C Wolf Creek Road, Winthrop, WA. The property is further described as Okanogan County parcel number 3421030093, located in Section 3, Township 34 N., Range 21 EWM, situated in Okanogan County.
Dated this 7th Day of February, 2018
Public Utility District No.1 of Douglas County, WA
John M. Brown