New Seismic Monitoring Station Installation

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Summary

SCH Number
2019078017
Lead Agency
Emergency Services, Office of (Office of Emergency Services, California)
Document Title
New Seismic Monitoring Station Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/5/2019
Project Applicant
U.S. Geological Survey

Document Description
The state-of-the-art earthquake recording and telemetry equipment proposed to be installed at this station will contribute continuous seismic data to the CA Earthquake Early Warning System (CEEWS) and ShakeAlert, designed to potentially save thousands of lives during a large earthquake, prevent critical infrastructure damage, and expedite recovery following a large earthquake. See Attached NOE For Full Details.

Contact Information
Ryan Arba
Office of Emergency Services
3650 Schriever Ave
Mather, CA 95655

Phone : (916) 845-8132
ryan.arba@caloes.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Los Banos
Counties
Merced
Other Location Info
Los Banos Creek Reservoir, Los Banos, CA; LaULon: 36.989/-120.930; Dot Map ID: NS1037; Station Name/Site Code: Los Banos Reservoir/NC.HLB

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
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 of exemption apply.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019078017   PDF 573 K
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