New Seismic Monitoring Station Installation

Summary

SCH Number
2019078049
Lead Agency
Emergency Services, Office of (California Governor's Office of Emergency Services)
Document Title
New Seismic Monitoring Station Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/11/2019
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 NOE for full description.

Contact Information
Lind Gee
CA Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)
3650 Schriever Ave
Mather, CA 95655

Phone : (650) 329-5656
lgee@usgs.gov

Location

Cities
middletown
Counties
Lake
Other Location Info
Butts Canyon Road, Mlddletown, CA; Lat/Lon: 38.74266/~122.55312; Dot Map ID: NS0064; Station Name/Site Code: Lake Bordeaux/NC.NLB

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, section 15303
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
2019078049   PDF 180 K

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