EV Connect East-West Corridor

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SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
EV Connect East-West Corridor
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project will deploy twenty six electric vehicle charging stations (consisting of thirteen direct current fast charges and thirteen level 2 electric vehicle charging stations) at eleven sites. This project will help strengthen the existing but limited fast charge network to extend the range of plug-in electric vehicle miles driven, further support the adoption and growth of plug-in electric vehicles in California, and to help meet the near-term goal of the Governor's Executive Order B-16-12 specifying infrastructure be built to support to support the fueling of 1 million zero-emission vehicles by 2020.

Contact Information
Shaun Ransom
California Energy Commission
Lead/Public Agency
1516 Ninth Street, MS-6
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 654-4217


Bakersfield Beaumont Blythe Delano Kingsburg Lancaster Lodi Mojave Palm Desert Palmdale Suisun City Tulare Visalia
Fresno Kern Tulare

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, sec. 15301 provides that projects which consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, and which involve negligible or no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination, are categorically exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act. Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, sec. 15303 provides that projects which consist of construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; installation of small new equipment and facilities in small structures; and the conversion of existing small structures are categorically exempt from the provisions of CEQA Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, sect. 15304 provides that projects which consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes are categorically exempt from CEQA.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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