November 18, the Napa County Planning Commission adopted a resolution (No.
2015-03) with required California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Surface
Mining Permit (SMP) Findings to approve the Syar Napa Quarry Expansion Project
No. P08-00337-SMP (the Syar Modified Project Plus Area C – Reducted Production
Alternative) to allow the following:
approximate 106-acre expansion of the current surfacing mining and reclamation
plan for a 35 year term;
increase in mining depth from approximately 300 feet and 150 feet above mean
sea level (msl) to no greater than 50 feet above msl;
increase in production of aggregate materials from approximately 1 million tons
per year to 1.3 million tons per year;
d) To add
Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) handling equipment to the existing asphalt
batch plant and an increase in asphalt production up to 300,000 tons per year
(inclusive of total annual production); and,
of existing Skyline Wilderness Park Trials located on Syar lands to allow
continued public use during the life of the SMP.
This SMP replaces UP-128182, UP-27374, and County
Agreement No. 2225, bringing existing and expanded Quarry Operations, including
associated Aggregate and Asphalt Sales, and the Quarry Facility under one
the EIR Certification and SMP decisions have been appealed to the Board of
Supervisors. It is anticipated that
appeal hearings will commence early in 2016.
Location: The Syar Napa Quarry project site is located on the east side of
State Highway 221 at its intersection with Basalt Road which is between Kaiser
Road and Streblow Drive.
Related Documents and Notification: Various documents related to this project
are provided below. Many of these documents are large files. If you have
difficulty downloading any of the documents listed, a CD of the information can
be requested by visiting our public counter or contacting Don Barrella
(707-299-1338 or email@example.com) or Brian
Bordona (707-259-5935 or firstname.lastname@example.org) directly to
request documents and related information. To be placed on the notification list for this
project, please email your request to Don Barrella.
view staff reports in Spanish, Filipino, French or Chinese, please click on
this link (Syar Staff Report for
and then use the Google Translator to convert to the specific language.
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