EV Connect - ECHC 4 "Amended Filing - 2017018115 - 1/11/2017"

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SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
EV Connect - ECHC 4 "Amended Filing - 2017018115 - 1/11/2017"
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will deploy fifteen electric vehicle charging stations (consisting of ten direct current fast charges and five level 2 electric vehicle charging stations) at five sites between Fresno and Bakersfield. 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
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Bakersfield, Delano, Kingsburg, Tulare, Visalia
Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Joaquin, Solano
Other Location Info
Fairfield Inn & Suites, Wyndham Hotel, Denny's, Love's, Comfort Suites

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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