Community Air Grant- Bayview Hunters Point project

Summary

SCH Number
2018108312
Lead Agency
Air Resources Board
Document Title
Community Air Grant- Bayview Hunters Point project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/12/2018

Document Description
The Community Air Grant is awarded to Green action for Health and Environmental Justice to organize a ten member Community Advisory group; to create and disseminate three multilingual factsheets to educated community members about various topics including AB 617, Community Air Monitoring program, cumulative health impacts, reporting air pollution violations; to conduct community educational outreach; to provide presentations at Bayview Hunters point (BVHP) environmental Justice Response task force meetings; to coordinate BVHP Environmental Justice task response Force activities; to organize and conduct a Youth Environmental Justice Air Quality Leadership Academy; to review air quality, pollution mapping and other health information in the community; to participate in AB 617 trainings; and to purchase and assemble air monitors. Five (5) air monitors (Dylos) will be deployed in suspected PM hot spots in BVHP to collect data that will be used to help determine the location of future permanent air quality monitors. Information gathered will be part of a Community PM Air Monitor Network, which will be integrated into the BVHP/Ivan Networks website. Dylos monitors are portable air monitoring devices, designed as hand held devices to monitor air pollutants; however, installation may also include temporally affixing the device to a structure.

Contact Information
Rachel Pallatin
Air Resources Board
1001 I Street P.O. Box 2815
Sacramento, CA 95812-3044

Phone : (916) 324-3502

Location

Cities
San Francisco
Counties
San Francisco
Other Information
Location Specific: Various locations in Hunters Point, San Francisco, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15061(b)(3), 15303, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
In accordance with CEQA, the use of the Common Sense Exemption is based on the "general rule that CEQA applies only to projects which have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment." (CEQA Guidelines, S 15061(b)(3)). The use of this exemption is appropriate if "it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment." With certainty, there is no possibility that the project may have a significant effect on the environment. The project consists of community outreach activities, technical assistance, trainings, and technical comments on projects, community assistance, and translation services to the community. NOTE: See NOE for full details.

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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