Franks Tract Geotechnical Exploration

Summary

SCH Number
2008088142
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Franks Tract Geotechnical Exploration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/13/2008

Document Description
DWR is proposing to conduct geotechnical explorations at Threemile Slough. The information is needed to evaluate project alternatives for the Franks Tract Project, Exploration will include auger borings and/or cone penetration test (CPT) probing up to 100 feet deep, and hand auger borings up to 8 feet deep. Subsurface exploration or borings will take place on land as well as in the waterway. Drilling spoils will be placed in drums and removed from the sites. Upon completion of a boring or CPT, holes will be backfilled with a neat cement or cement/bentonite grout.

Contact Information
Amy Young
California Department of Water Resources
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-6392

Location

Counties
Sacramento

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class6,Sec.15306
Reasons for Exemption
Exploration within water will have very minor impacts to sediments and will be conducted within allowed work window to avoid impacts to fish species. Exploration on land will not take place near sensitive species.

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