Amend§§ 106, 107, add 106.5, CA Code Regulations (CCR), Re: Drift Gill Net

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Summary

SCH Number
2019078105
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife (Headquarters), Habitat Conservation Planning Branch - Sacramento (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning )
Document Title
Amend§§ 106, 107, add 106.5, CA Code Regulations (CCR), Re: Drift Gill Net
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/19/2019
Project Applicant
California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Document Description
The proposed project would reduce the number of drift gill nets deployed in state waters, with an eventual complete phase out. This would reduce by-catch of marine mammals, sharks, and sea turtles. The proposed project would also clean up outdated regulatory language, as well as add new regulatory language.

Contact Information
John Ugoretz
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1416 Ninth Street, Room 1342-A
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (805) 568-1226

Location

Regions
Statewide
Other Location Info
All state coastal ocean waters

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307, 15308
Reasons for Exemption
Class 7 categorical exemption exempts actions for the protection of natural resources. The proposed action would reduce bycatch of marine mammals, sharks, and sea turtles. Class 8 categorical exemption exempts actions for the protection of the environment. The proposed action would reduce bycatch, and support sustainable fishing methods for swordfish in state waters.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019078105   PDF 1797 K

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