The Great LA River Clean Up

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 5 (San Diego) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5)
Document Title
The Great LA River Clean Up
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project consists of annual trash removal within the Los Angeles River. On three Saturday mornings in April and/or May from nine until noon, approximately 9,000 people volunteer in Friends of the Los Angeles River's annual "Gran Limpieza", The Great Los Angeles River Clean-Up. Before the clean-up begins, a veteran site captain shall talk to the participants at each location covering environmental concerns with emphasis on avoiding nesting birds. Clean-up activities shall be conducted entirely by hand. A biological survey will be conducted on all sites before and after the event. On an average year, approximately 70 to 80 tons of trash is removed from the Los Angeles River.

Contact Information
Victoria Tang
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5
South Coast Region 3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (562) 430-5082


Long Beach
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 -Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
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 or agricultural purposes.

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