The draft Environmental Impact Statement / Environmental Impact Report for the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows base-to-base gondola project has been released by the U.S. Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest, and Placer County.
The statement reads:
- “The Project consists of a proposed gondola connecting Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley, with two mid-stations and multiple towers along the alignment in Placer County, California. “
- “In addition, eight Gazex avalanche mitigation exploders would be installed within the Alpine Meadows ski area boundary. This draft environmental impact statement/environmental impact report has been prepared by the Forest Service and Placer County in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act and the California Environmental Quality Act, respectively.”
A 45-day public comment period began on April 27, 2018 and will end on June 11, 2018.
Public meetings have also been scheduled:
- May 22nd – Forest Service open house;
- May 24th – Placer County Planning Commission Meeting.
Click here to download a .pdf of the Squaw Valley – Alpine Meadows Base-to-Base Gondola Project Draft EIS/EIR