Type, Section or Code
California Code of Regulations, Title 14, section 15282, subdivision (k); Public Resources Code Sec. 21080.21
Reasons for Exemption
Approval of this Project is subject to California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Article 18 Statutory Exemption section 15282 (k) “The installation of new pipeline or maintenance, repair, restoration, removal, or demolition of an existing pipeline as set forth in section 21080.21 of the Public Resources Code, as long as the project does not exceed one mile in length”; as well as Pub. Resources Code, section 21080.21, “This division does not apply to any project of less than one mile in length within a public street or highway or any other public right-of-way for the installation of a new pipeline or the maintenance, repair, restoration, reconditioning, relocation, replacement, removal, or demolition of an existing pipeline.” “Pipeline” includes subsurface facilities but does not include any surface facility related to the operation of the underground facility.” (Pub. Resources Code, §21080.21). This Project involves excavations to inspect, maintain, and upgrade is transmission infrastructure. The Amendment adds no above ground facilities, and the length of work along the pipeline associated with the entire Pipelines L-301A, L-301G, and L-301H Operation and Maintenance Project is expected to be 3,326 feet or 0.63 mile.