Pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the City of Rancho Palos Verdes will prepare an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Portuguese Bend Landslide Mitigation Project.
The proposed project involves a series of recommended mitigation measures for the landslide, which began moving in 1956 and has resulted in significant infrastructure damage to homes, utilities, and roadways.
The City released the Initial Study that describes issues to be addressed in the project EIR. To view the Notice of Preparation of an EIR for the Portuguese Bend Landslide Mitigation Project, visit: http://www.rpvca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/16316/PBLS-NOP-w-Figure-110620. The comment period for the Notice of Preparation ends at 4:30 p.m. on January 15, 2021.
In addition to written comments, on December 19, the City Council held a hybrid in-person/virtual meeting to provide information about the project and solicit public input regarding issues to be addressed in the EIR. A staff report is available at the following link: https://rpv.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=5&event_id=1936&meta_id=89288.
To view the Initial Study for the Portuguese Bend Landslide Mitigation Project, visit: https://www.rpvca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/16324/RPV-Portugese-Bend_IS_FINAL-111120
For more information on the Portuguese Bend Landslide and the Portuguese Bend Landslide Mitigation Project, visit http://www.rpvca.gov/1031/Portuguese-Bend-Landslide
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