Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report
San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project: Spartina Control Program
April 2003

 

Table 3.5-4: Summary of Mitigation Measures for Noise

 

Mitigation

Manual
Removal
(Hand pulling and manual
excavation)

Mechanical
Removal
(Excavation, dredging, and shredding)

Pruning, Hand-mowing, and Smothering

Flooding
(Diking, drowning, and salinity
variation)

Burning

Herbicide
Application

Mitigation N-1: Disturbance of sensitive receptors.

N-1A.        The use of equipment and machinery shall comply with all applicable
local noise ordinances and policies.  At a minimum, the use of equipment and machinery in cordgrass removal shall be limited to weekdays (Monday-Friday) between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. within 500 feet of sensitive receptors.

N-1B.        Helicopters shall not be used within 1,500 feet of sensitive receptors.

Not Applicable

Applicable

(N-1A only)

Applicable

(N-1A only)

Applicable

(N-1A only)

Not Applicable

Applicable (Alts 1 & 3 only)

Note:  Due to summarization, there may be textual differences between the measures in this summary table and the text in the section. The actual mitigation measure is in the text.