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 February 22nd, 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 on Douglas PUD's website; www.douglaspud.org.
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 and seasonally operate a fish weir in the Twisp River for collection of Spring Chinook Salmon and Steelhead broodstock.
The subject property is located at 591 Twisp River Road, Twisp, WA. The property is further described as Okanogan County parcel number 3321080070, located in Section 8, Township 33 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