Emergency Services, Office of
(Office of Emergency Services, California)
Seismic Monitoring Station Upgrade
NOE - Notice of Exemption
By upgrading from antiquated analog recording systems to state-of-the-art earthquake recording and telemetry equipment, this station will be able to contribute seismic data to the CA Earthquake Early Warning System (CEEWS) and ShakeAlert, designed to potentially save thousands of lives during a large earthquake, prevent critical infrastructure damage, and expedite recovery following a large earth quake.
NOTE: Refer to NOE for full details.
Project Location: Road 110, Hopland, CA 95449
Dot Map ID: UG0012
Station Name/Site Code: Snow Mountain/NC.GSN
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, Sec. 15303, Class 4*
Reasons for Exemption
*Section 15304 and Class 6 Section 15306
This project is exempt in accordance with Class 3 as described above; construction of new small weatherproof enclosures to operate seismic sensor equipment for the purpose of data collection (Class 6). In accordance with Class 4, the project described above consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. None of the exceptions to a notice of exemption apply.