Dust Emissions Inventory

Summary

SCH Number
2016068363
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Dust Emissions Inventory
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/27/2016

Document Description
The purpose of this project is to estimate emission potential of various surface types in areas west of the Salton Sea within the boundaries of the Ocotillo Wells SVRA. Emissions potential measurements will be conducted at three sites using a PI-SWERL portable instrument transported y field personnel pushing a 3-wheele stroller containing the equipment. Measurements will be taken at three locations within 100 meters of site center point. The PI-SWERL is placed directly on the ground surface and, via a rapidly rotating disk, generates wind underneath the device that may disturb the top layer of the underlying surface (sand & dust). PI-SWERL sampling will be performed every 2-3 months with a seasonal emphasis spanning October-April. The PI-SWERL research will be temporary, has no subsurface disturbance, and will be located in areas devoid of vegetation.

Contact Information
Rick LeFlore
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1725 23rd Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 95816

Phone : (916) 324-4442

Location

Counties
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15304,15305,15306
Reasons for Exemption
PI-SWERL measurements, meteorological stations and associated fencing are temporary and will be removed after studies are conducted. Studies are for information collection and research.

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