Central Coastal California Seismic Imaging Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011061085
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Central Coastal California Seismic Imaging Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
8/22/2012
Present Land Use
Offshore and nearshore marine environment; some areas within San Luis Obispo County's LCP and Cambria & Pt. Buchon MPAs.

Document Description
The Project consists of a high-energy seismic survey to better characterize various fault zones in the vicinity of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, in Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo County. The Project includes (1) an offshore survey component, consisting of a geophysical vessel towing a series of sound-generating airguns and sound-recording hydrophones, and (2) a nearshore commercial of onshore geophones, strings of seafloor geophones and onshore sound generation. The Project will be conducted between October 15, 2012 and December 31, 2012, including mobilization and demobilization, and between October 15, 2013 and December 31, 2013, if the Project is not completed in the first year. State Lands Commission action is a non-exclusive Geophysical Survey Permit valid from October 15, 2012 through December 31, 2013.

Contact Information
Richard Greenwood
California State Lands Commission
Lead/Public Agency
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825-8202

Phone : (916) 574-1900

Location

Counties
San Luis Obispo
State Highways
Hwy 1
Schools
New Dawn
Waterways
Pacific Ocean
Other Location Info
Avila Beach

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California State Lands Commission
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
California State Lands Commission 100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South, Sacramento CA 95825-8202

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
Yes
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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