Whitney Creek Geotechnical Investigation

Homestake Partners (City of Aurora and Colorado Springs Utilities) is requesting an authorization to conduct a fatal-flaw geotechnical investigation within the Homestake Valley located on National Forest System Lands in southeastern Eagle County.

Project Information

Expected Analysis Type
Decision Memo

Categorical Exclusion
Short-term (one year or less) mineral, energy, or geophysical investigations and their incidental support activities that may require cross-country travel by vehicles and equipment, construction of less than one mile of low standard road (Service Level D, FSH 7709.56), or use and minor repair of existing roads.

Special Authority
Not applicable / Other

Lead Management Unit
White River National Forest All Units

Notice and Comment Regulation
Not Subject to Regulations

Project Purpose
Research; Minerals and Geology; Special use management; Facility management

Project Activity
Special use authorizations; Minerals or geology plans of operations; Research and Development; Road improvements/construction

Project Status

Current Status
Analysis Completed

Project Decision Information

Decision Memo - Special Use Auth. Whitney Creek Geotechnical Investigation

Decision Signed Date

Last Updated: 03/22/2021