Amend S 29.15, Title 14, CCR, Abalone Take Reduction Due Bad Environmental Conditions

Summary

SCH Number
2018128455
Lead Agency
Fish & Game Commission (California Department of Fish and Game Commission)
Document Title
Amend S 29.15, Title 14, CCR, Abalone Take Reduction Due Bad Environmental Conditions
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/20/2018

Document Description
A combination of environmental and biological stressors has greatly reduce abalone populations due to starvation conditions. In 2016, the Commission took emergency action to reduce the annual take limit and close the season in April and November. This project will continue the emergency regulations protection.

Contact Information
Melissa Miller-Henson
California Department of Fish and Game Commission
1416 Ninth Street Room 1320
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 653-4899

Location

Other Location Info
City/County: N/A

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Tit. 14, Sec. 15307, 15308
Reasons for Exemption
The California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) has taken final action under the Fish and Game Code and the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) with respect to the proposed project on December 12, 2018. In taking its final action for the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA, Pub. Resources Code, S21000 et seq.), the Commission adopted the regulations relying on the categorical exemption for "Actions by Regulatory Agencies for Protection of Natural Resources" contained in CEQA Guidelines section 15307, and the categorical exemption for "Actions by Regulatory Agencies for protection of the Environment" contained in CEQA Guidelines section 15308. (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, S15307, 15308.) Note: See NOE for full details.
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