Torrance Henrietta Basin Wetlands Recovery Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Torrance Henrietta Basin Wetlands Recovery Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will restore the southern portion of the Henrietta storm water runoff basin to increase the total wetland area of the basin to 4 acres. Community members and students will help with the removal of invasive species, debris and trash. The basin will also serve as an outdoor classroom and laboratory to nearby schools.

Contact Information

Kerstin Kalchmayr
Agency Name
California State Coastal Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Henrietta Basin
Other Information
Henrietta Basin, a storm water and runoff basin, is located adjacent to where Henrietta and Spencer Street meet in the City of Torrance, south Santa Monica Bay.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15304, 15333, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project is exempt under section 15304 as it involves revegetation and does not remove healthy, mature and scenic trees. Project is further exempt under section 15333 as it involves the revegetation of an area not greater than 5 acres in size. Project is also exempt under section 15306 as students will be collecting basic data that does not result in a major disturbance to an environmental resource.

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 or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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