On Monday July 11, 2016, the Napa County
Board of Supervisors denied appeals by Skyline Park Citizens Association and Stop
Syar Expansion (SSE) of the Certification of the Syar Napa Quarry Environmental
Impact Report (EIR) and Surface Mining Permit (SMP) in their entirety, and
upheld the Planning Commission’s certification of the EIR and approval of the Syar
Modified Project Plus Area C on a 4-1 vote.
On October 18, 2016, the Board of Supervisors will consider adoption of
a Resolution of Finding and Fact of Decision on the appeals to memorialize
Surface Mining Permit No. P08-00337 (Syar
Modified Project Plus Area C – Reduced Production Alternative) will allow the
a) An approximate 106-acre expansion of the
current surfacing mining and reclamation plan for a 35 year term; b) An
increase in mining depth from approximately 300 feet and 150 feet above mean
sea level (msl) to no greater than 50 feet above msl; c) An increase in
production of aggregate materials from approximately 1 million tons per year to
1.3 million tons per year; d) The installation of 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, e) The retention of existing Skyline Wilderness Park Trials located on
Syar lands and to allow continued public use during the life of the SMP.
This SMP will replace UP-128182, UP-27374,
and County Agreement No. 2225, and bring existing and expanded Quarry
Operations and the Quarry Facility under one permit.
Project 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.
Various project documents are provided
below. If you have difficulty downloading or accessing 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.
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