Claremont Canyon Evacuation Support Project

34 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2003082131
Lead Agency
University of California, Berkeley
Document Title
Claremont Canyon Evacuation Support Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
9/11/2020
Project Applicant
UC Berkeley
Present Land Use
Open Space

Document Description
UC Berkeley proposes to commence the Claremont Canyon Evacuation Support Project (Project) from November 1, 2020, through December 15, 2020, consistent with fuel management activities evaluated in the 2020 Long Range Development Plan Environmental Impact Report (SCH # 2003082131). Vegetation treatment would focus on removing trees that could potentially block access if they fall across the road. The Project comprises 18 acres in the Hill Campus and would involve vegetation removal conducted along a strip of land up to 100 feet from the edge of pavement on both sides of Claremont Avenue. Over a six-week period, UC Berkeley would remove any tree located along and within 100 feet adjacent to either side of portions of Claremont Avenue that is either unhealthy and determined by an arborist to be dead or in poor or fair condition, regardless of species type or maturity, or that is taller than 100 feet or located so that in a fire it could fall across the road blocking vehicle access on Centennial Drive becoming a safety hazard. The Project is part of on-going fuel management activities UC Berkley implements in the Hill Campus. The proposed Project is a preventative measure to support emergency evacuation along Claremont Avenue in the event of a landslide, wildfire, earthquake, or other need for evacuation.

Contact Information
Raphael Breines
UC Berkeley
A&E Building UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720

Phone : (510) 642-6796
rbreines@berkeley.edu

Location

Cities
City of Oakland Oakland
Counties
Alameda
Cross Streets
Claremont Avenue
Total Acres
18

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
UC Berkeley
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
https://capitalstrategies.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/eir-volume-1.pdf

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
10-10-2020_NOD   PDF 148 K

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