Mari-Gold Environmental Consulting Inc. Hopper Dredge Monitoring

Summary

SCH Number
2016078204
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife Marine Region (Monterey) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region)
Document Title
Mari-Gold Environmental Consulting Inc. Hopper Dredge Monitoring
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
CDFW is issuing a permit to Mari-Gold environmental consulting inc. pursuant to fish and game code section 2081a for research conducted aboard the USACE Essayons Hopper Dredge. The section 2081a permit authorizes the applicant to collect Longfin Smelt, Delta Smelt, and Chinook Salmon during the course of monitoring dredged material, subject to terms and conditions set forth in the permit. The purpose of this research is to count and attempt to quantify total potential entrainment during the course of normal dredging operations in three San Francisco Bay federal navigation channels. Monitoring of the dredged material is proposed to take place from approximately June 1st through November 30th 2016.

Contact Information
Arn Aarreberg
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region
1933 Cliff Dr, Suite 9
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

707-576-2889

Location

Counties
San Francisco

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves sampling during the course of required monitoring in estuarine and marine waters which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to Longfin Smelt, a threatened species, Delta Smelt, an endangered species, spring run Chinook Salmon, a threatened species, winter run Chinook Salmon, an endangered species.
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