Low-Energy Offshore Geophysical Permit Program (OGPP) Update

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Lands Commission, California (California State Lands Commission)
Document Title
Low-Energy Offshore Geophysical Permit Program (OGPP) Update
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Project Applicant
California State Lands Commission

Document Description
The California State Lands Commission 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, subject to specified terms and conditions. The State Lands Commission action is approval of proposed additions to the California Code of Regulations, title 2, division 3, chapter 1, article 2.9.1-Permits for Geophysical Surveys, to improve clarity and consistency within the regulations .

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

Phone : (916) 574-1900



Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California State Lands Commission
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
The Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) and Mitigation Monitoring Program prepared for this project by the California State Lands Commission and adopted on September 20, 2013, as modified by the addendum to the MND and revised General Permit and Mitigation Monitoring Program, adopted on April 23, 2014, and the record of project approval, may be examined at the above shown California State Lands Commission Sacramento office address


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination
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