Offshore water (to 3nm) from Mexico Border to Oregon border (Permit Regions I, II, III, and IV)
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a 3 year Non-exclusive Geological Survey Permit for the above-mentioned activity(ies) will cause only a minor physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There is no reasonable possibility that the activity will have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption(s) apply(ies).