An Online Siting Tool Application for woody Biomass-tp-Electriity Facilities in California

Summary

SCH Number
2017108060
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
An Online Siting Tool Application for woody Biomass-tp-Electriity Facilities in California
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/3/2017

Document Description
Regents of the University of California, Davis. Proposed resolution approving agreement EPC-17-016 with the Regents of the University of California, Davis for a $1,222,284 grant to develp a comprehensive online facility siting tool that allows users to quickly evaluate economic feasibility of transportation costs,various biopower technologies and environmental tradeoffs of residual woody biomass facilities at particular locatons and perform a case study analysis at multiple locations, with a focus on those in fire hazard severity zones in California.

Contact Information
Tanner Kural
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-1542

Location

Cities
Davis
Counties
Yolo
Cross Streets
1 Shields Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Title 14; S: 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Projects which consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities, which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource are categorcally exempt from the provisions of CEQA. This project will involve data collection and analysis, resource avaluation, computer modeling, and online application activities which will not result in a serious or 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 state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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