Maintenance Dredging at Valero Refinery Crude Dock


SCH Number
Public Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 (San Francisco Bay), Oakland
Document Title
Maintenance Dredging at Valero Refinery Crude Dock
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Maintenance dredging of a maximum of 80,000 cubic yards of sediment per year for five year ending June 30, 2013, to a project depth of -42 feet mean lower low water (MLLW), with a two-foot overdredge allowance, along the face of the crude dock, and -10 feet MLLW with a one-foot overdredge allowance in the tug moorage area behind the dock. The exact location for disposal or reuse material from each individual dredging episode will be determined as part of the episode approval process, and will depend on several factors incluing cost, quantity of dredged material, the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of the dredged material, availability of various disposal or reuse locations, and any potential environmental impacts associated with the use of those locations.

Contact Information
Elizabeth Christian
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 2 (San Francisco Ba
Lead/Public Agency
1515 Clay Street, Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone : (510) 622-2335



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of maintenance dredging where the dredged material is deposited in a disposal area authorized by all applicable state and federal regulatory agencies, as described in Section 15304(g).

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