Radiation Detection Device at the Donner Pass Truck Inspection Facility


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Transportation, District 3
Document Title
Radiation Detection Device at the Donner Pass Truck Inspection Facility
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
As part of the Governor's Office to improve homeland security, and as part of anti-terrorism efforts, the California Highway Patrol plans to buy nuclear radiation detection devices to use at State weigh station facilities. Caltrans will install a lightweight overhead structure to support the detection device at existing truck inspection facilities. The detection device uses gamma X-rays to determine if a cargo container has radioactive materials inside.

Contact Information

Jeremy Ketchum
Agency Name
Department of Toxic Substances Control
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1; Sec 15301
Reasons for Exemption
There are no impacts associated with this project with regards to: air quality, biology, noise, community impact, cultural resources, water quality, or hazardous materials. The project consists of installing the device at an existing transportation facility. The immediate area in which the device will be located is not environmentally sensitive.

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