Palo Verde Unified School District Replacement CNG School Buses and CNG Infrastructure

Summary

SCH Number
2019048361
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Palo Verde Unified School District Replacement CNG School Buses and CNG Infrastructure
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Palo Verde Unified School District will upgrade existing compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure at a fueling site owned by the City of Blythe. This project will add a natural gas compressor and two stacked storage tanks to the existing infrastructure as well as add a shade structure. The upgraded station will allow the school district the ability to more efficiently fuel recently awarded CNG school buses and allow the district to expand its CNG school bus fleet.

Contact Information
Michelle Vater
California Energy Commission Fuels and Transportation
1516 9th Street, MS-27
Sacramento, CA 95814

916-654-4831

Location

Cities
Blythe
Counties
Riverside
Cross Streets
440 South Main Street, Blythe, California 92225

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
tit. 14, §§ 15301, 15303
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE for full details. This project will upgrade existing natural gas fueling infrastructure at a fueling site owned by the City of Blythe. The site is already developed (concrete) land. This project will add a natural gas compressor and two stacked storage tanks to the existing infrastructure and will also add a shade structure. This equipment will be located outdoors and will not expand the footprint of the existing site. The project will involve no trenching, is not located at a hazardous waste site, is not located near any scenic highways, will not cause a change to a historical resource, will not generate noise or odors in excess of permitted levels and will not involve the removal of any trees or vegetation. See NOE for full details.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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