Chipps Island Shipping Container Removal


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Chipps Island Shipping Container Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
DWR will remove a submerged shipping container that currently poses a potential navigation hazard from Spoonbill Creek adjacent to the southeastern corner of the "North Parcel" of Chipps Island. The removal of the submerged shipping container will benefit both navigation in Spoonbill Creek by eliminating a potential navigation hazard and habitat for fish and wildlife by returning Spoonbill Creek to more natural conditions.

Contact Information
Ling Chu
California Department of Water Resources
3500 Industrial Blvd., 2nd Floor
West Sacramento, CA 95691

Phone : (916) 376-9826


38°03'37.8"N 121°54'31.6"W
Other Location Info
City: N/A Spoonbill Creek and the adjacent portion of Chipps Island, Solano Co. southeastern corner of the "North Parcel".

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, 4, Sec. 15301(i), 15304
Reasons for Exemption
*(c) The proposed project to remove a submerged shipping container in Spoonbill Creek that is a potential navigation hazard would be a short-term (less than two weeks), one-time activity will all the work done between August 1 and November 30, the in-water work window to minimize effects on fish and other aquatic resources. Note: See NOE for full details.
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