Recovery Act - Downtown Benecia Marine Debris Removal Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Benicia
Document Title
Recovery Act - Downtown Benecia Marine Debris Removal Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
On five (5) privately owned water parcels and two underwater street rights-of-way located on the downtown shoreline of the City of Benicia, Solano County. Marine debris is situated between West C and West D Streets.

Contact Information

Lisa Porras
Agency Name
City of Benicia
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec 15308
Reasons for Exemption
The City of Benicia finds that the subject activity is exempt from CEQA, as specified in Guidelines Article 19 - Categorical Exemptions, Section 15308 - Actions by Regulatory Agencies for the Protection of the Environment. Specifically, the removal of unauthorized bay fill in the form of abandoned vessels and accompanying marine debris is: (a) required by State ordinance to restore and protect the environment; and (2) will be conducted using Best Management Practices for protection of the environment, including surface boom and silt/turbidity fencing measures.

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