ARCF 2016, American River Contract 4A: Archeological, Geotechnical, Environmental, Topographic and Utility Surveys

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SCH Number
Public Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
ARCF 2016, American River Contract 4A: Archeological, Geotechnical, Environmental, Topographic and Utility Surveys
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has requested the Department of Water Resources (DWR), on behalf of the non-federal sponsors the Central Valley Flood Protection Board (Board) and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (SAFCA), conduct subsurface archaeological exploration, environmental soil sampling, geotechnical boring, topographic survey and utility survey activities to collect data to support the design of erosion protection and levee improvement under Contract 4A as part of the ARCF Project.

Contact Information

Kalia Schuster C/O Department of Water Resources
Agency Name
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
The proposed project will occur along a combined 5.5 miles of the left and right banks of the Lower American River in North Sacramento and La Riviera in Sacramento County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 Minor Alterations; 15306 Information Collection
Reasons for Exemption
The Board has determined that the proposed project is exempt from CEQA under the CEQA CCR, Title 14, Section 15304 (Minor Alterations to Land) and CEQA CCR, Title 14, Section 15306 (Information Collection) categorical exemptions because the proposed project consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes. In addition, the proposed project includes the basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. Further, none of the exceptions in CEQA California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 15300.2 apply. Please note, the signed NOE is not attached. If you would like to request a signed copy of the NOE, please contact Board Staff at:
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption

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