Mari-Gold Environmental Consulting Inc. Hopper Dredge Monitoring


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region (CDFW)
Document Title
Mari-Gold Environmental Consulting Inc. Hopper Dredge Monitoring
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
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
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
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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