Environmental Assessment-Calnev Pipeline

Environmental Assessment for Installation of Cathodic Protection System on the Calnev Pipeline in Soda Lake, Mojave National Preserve, San Bernardino County, California
Comment Period: Closed        Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015
Topic Questions Instructions:
For Reference:
Alternative A: No Action; Alternative B: Install Solar Impressed Current Cathodic Protection System; Alternative C: Install 60 Zinc Sacrificial Anode Cathodic Protection System (upgrade from 39 magnesium sacrificial anodes); and Alternative D: Install 39 Zinc Sacrificial Anode Cathodic Protection System (replacement of 39 magnesium sacrificial anodes).

Except as required for the administration of wilderness areas, the Wilderness Act of 1964 prohibits commercial enterprise, permanent roads, temporary roads, use of motor vehicles, motorized equipment or motorboats, landing of aircraft, and other forms of mechanical transport, and structures or installation in wilderness.
Topic Questions:
1. Which alternative will have the least impact on wilderness values?
2. Which alternative would have the least impact to the visitor experience in Mojave National Preserve?
3. Soda Lake is a dry, flat playa extending 12 miles in length by 6 miles at its widest point. Which alternative would have the least visual impact to this part of Mojave National Preserve?
4. Which action alternative (B, C, or D) do you prefer, and why?
Document Content:
Calnev Pipeline EA_final.pdfCalnev Pipeline EA_final.pdf   (1.5 MB, PDF file)
Appendix-draft_MRDG_Calnev Pipeline.pdfAppendix-draft_MRDG_Calnev Pipeline.pdf   (452.2 KB, PDF file)
Calnev EA figures .pdfCalnev EA figures .pdf   (1.1 MB, PDF file)
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