Point Buchon Ocean Bottom Seismometer (OBS) Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011081079
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Point Buchon Ocean Bottom Seismometer (OBS) Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
6/24/2014
Present Land Use
Offshore marine environment in state waters; parts of project within San Luis Obispo LCP and Point Buchon MPA

Document Description
Placement of four temporary and four long-term OBS units and one connecting data/power cable (between the long-term units) onto the seafloor, and the extension of an existing PVC conduit that would house the cable within the intertidal area of the DCPP intake embayment. The long-term units would remain in place for up to 10 years. The current State Lands Commission action is an amendment to the 10-year General Lease - Data Collection Use to revise the land description of the lease area.

Contact Information
Drew Simpkin
California State Lands Commission
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825-8202

Phone : (916) 574-1900
Fax : (916) 574-1810

Location

Counties
San Luis Obispo
Waterways
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California State Lands Commission
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South, Sacramento, CA 95825-8202.

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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