OG Chevron 6 Wells 01142019

Summary

SCH Number
2019018218
Lead Agency
Conservation, Department of (Department of Conservation)
Document Title
OG Chevron 6 Wells 01142019
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The proposed project consists of drilling 6 new wells in the Coalinga Oil Field in Fresno County. The proposed wells are located within a parcel under active oil production, and is consistent with Fresno County's General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.

Contact Information
Larry Kleinecke
Department of Conservation
801 K St, MS 18-05
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-445-9686

Location

Coordinates
36.21652400°'"N 120.38607200°'"W
Counties
Fresno
Township
20S
Range
15E
Section
6
Base
MDBM

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15261b, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
15261B - Ongoing project: The Division has determined that the project is statutorily exempt under the ongoing project (14 CCR 15261(b)) exemption per the CEQA guidelines b/c the Division identified the Midway-Sunset oil field and issued permits in this oil field pre-CEQA (prior to April 5, 1973). Additional permits issued in the densely-developed areas of the Midway Sunset oil field are considered part of an ongoing project and exempt from further CEQA reviews. Class 4 - minor alterations to land: The Division has determined that the project is categorically exempt from CEQA under the "class 4" (14 CCR 15304) exemption per CEQA Guidelines and per DOGGR regulations (14 CR 1684.2) b/c the proposed project is located on previously graded or otherwise disturbed land within a densely developed oil field.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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