Install Wind Turbine at Brannan Island State Recreation Area (SRA)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Install Wind Turbine at Brannan Island State Recreation Area (SRA)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Install a small 4 kilowatt vertical access wind turbine (VAWT) at Brannan Island State Recreation Area (SRA) to test the effectiveness of the unit in producing supplemental energy for the SRA. Work will excavate a 6' wide by 6' long and 2 feet deep hole to pour a concrete foundation, screw 4 anchors 10' into the ground to stabilize the foundation and lay rock around the foundation and install the 6' wide by 10' tall wind turbine on and 18' steel pole.

Contact Information
Jim Micheaels
California Department of Parks and Recreation
7806 Folsom Auburn Road
Folsom, CA 95630

Phone : (916) 988-0205


Other Location Info
Brannan Island SRA, along Highway 160

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15306 - Class 3 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
Project consist of the new construction or conversion of a small structure and is included as "construction or installation of park facilities" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR section 15300.4 and data collection which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

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