Chino Creek Integrated Plan & Clean-up Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Inland Empire Utility Agency
Document Title
Chino Creek Integrated Plan & Clean-up Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project being considered is a broad habitat restoration project designed to enhance the overall quality of riparian habitat in Prado Basin and provide a data base for future planning and management activities within the project area, which consists of chino creek watershed, including tributaries of Chino Creek. The proposed project included the following components: 1. Removal of invasive species; 2. Removal of accumulated trash and debris; 3. Planting of native vegitation; and 4. Land use evaluation study (GIS activites) to aid in a study about sources of bacterial pathogens.

Contact Information

Richard Atwater
Agency Name
Inland Empire Utility Agency
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Chino, Chino Hills, Norco, Ontario
Riverside, San Bernardino
Other Location Info
Also unincorporated portions of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sections 21084; 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The State CEQA Guidelines provide a series of catergorical exemptions for projects that have been deemed to have minimal impacts on the environment. The proposed implementation of the Chino Creek Integrated Plan & Clean-up Project has been evaluated as having no potential to cause significant adverse effects on the environment and will contribute to enhavncing the significant wetland and riparian habitat resources within the Chino Creek Watershed, including the Prado Basin. Categorical Exemption Class 33 exempts "Small Habitat Restoration Project" that comply with the specific exemption criteria. The exceptions and exemption criteria required for the issuance of categorical exemptions have been evaluated for the proposed project acticities. The proposed Chino Creek Integrated Plan & Clean-up Project has been determined not to have a potential to cause significant adverse environmental effects as a result of any of the exceptions and meets the Class 33 exemption criteria. Therefore, this proposed action is not forecast to cause any potential for significant adverse environmental impacts and qualifies with the requirements for Class 33 exemption.

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