Seismic Monitoring Station


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Emergency Services, Office of (Office of Emergency Services, California)
Document Title
Seismic Monitoring Station
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This new station will contribute to the CA Earthquake early Warning System (CEEWS) designed to potentially save thousands of lives during a large earthquake, prevent critical infrastructure damage and expedite recovery following a large earthquake. Note: See NOE for full details.

Contact Information
Ryan Arba
Office of Emergency Services, California
3650 Schriever Avenue
Mather, CA 95655-4203



39.8198°'"N 120.7349°'"W
Other Location Info
Location Specific: Big Chico Creek ecological Reserve, CSU Chico (BK.BCCR), near Cromberg, CA, Lat/Long: at 39.8198 -120.7349, Dot Map ID: NS138

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, 4, Sec. 15303, 15304*
Reasons for Exemption
*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 exemption apply.
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