SSSRA-Salt Creek Trenching for Earthquake Study (03/04-CD-20)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
SSSRA-Salt Creek Trenching for Earthquake Study (03/04-CD-20)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project consists of excavating two 40' long by 10' deep trenches to expose subsurface geological deposits for earthquake study. During the course of the study, the trenches will be covered with plywood at the end of each day and the site will be enclosed with temporary fencing. At the conclusion of the project, the trenches will be backfilled and the site landscaped to a natural appearance. District Paleontologist will be present during excavation to ensure no impacts to possible paleontological resources. District Archaologist has determined there will be no impacts to cultural resources, and District Resource Ecologist has determined there will be no impacts to natural resources.

Contact Information
Tina Townsend
Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (760) 767-4037


Other Location Info
Salton Sea State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
sec 15304, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated. Project does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. Temporary use of land having negligible or no permanent effects on the environment. Surface will be restored. Project does not result in the taking of endangered, rare, or threatened plant or animal species or significant erosion and sedimentation of surface waters.

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