California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative South Coast Study Region Marine Protected Areas Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Planning and Research, Office of (Office of Planning and Research)
Document Title
California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative South Coast Study Region Marine Protected Areas Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR

Document Description
Note: Review per Lead NOTE: Extended Review Per Lead to end on 10/19/10 Pursuant to the Marine Life Protection Act, the California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) and the California Department of Fish and Game (CDFG) have redesigned and re-evaluated the California South Coast Study Region's (SCSR) Marine Protection Areas (MPAs). The SCSR consists of the coastal area between Point Conception and the California/Mexico border, and the MPA redesign is intended to: increase coherence and effectiveness in protecting the State's marine life and habitats, marine ecosystems, and marine natural heritage, as well as improve recreational, educational, and study opportunities provided by marine ecosystems subject to minimal human disturbance.

Contact Information
Becky Ota
California Department of Fish and Game Commission
North Central Region 1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814



Cross Streets
Offshore California from Pt. Conception to California/Mexico Border
Other Location Info
County/City: Offshore California

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Establish Marine Protected Areas in Offshore CA)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: MLPA
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Economics/Jobs Minerals Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Issues Other Issues: Fishing
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Native American Heritage Commission State Lands Commission
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