Offshore Geophysical Permit Program Update

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Offshore Geophysical Permit Program Update
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Open Water

Document Description
The CSLC has statutory authority, pursuant to Public Resources Code section 6826, to issue geophysical permits in State waters to qualified permittees for the use of low energy geophysical equipment to perform geophysical surveys of the ocean bottom, subject to specified terms and conditions. The CSLC has proposed the Low Energy Offshore Geophysical Permit Program (OGPP) Update as a means to develop and implement a revised permitting structure for offshore geophysical surveys it permits under existing law, in order to establish consistent guidance, limitations, and permit conditions and ensure that the activities of permittees do not result in a significant effect on the environment.

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

Phone : (916) 574-0748


Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Low Energy Geophysical Surveys)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Economics/Jobs Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, Division of Transportation Planning Department of Conservation Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Department of Fish and Wildlife, Headquarters

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