Emma Wood Fuel Reduction/ Invasive Species Removal


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Emma Wood Fuel Reduction/ Invasive Species Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Channel Coast

Document Description
Removal of non-native vegetation and garbage from the Ventura River floodplain area within Emma Wood State Beach. Vegetation will be cut by hand crews and removed from the site. Regrowth will be treated with herbicide. This project in an effort to address climate change as well as reduce fuel loads. CDPR-approved standard project requirements have been incorporated into this project. A copy of these requirements may be obtained by submitting a request to the project Environmental Coordinator listed below

Contact Information
Dena Bellman
Department of Parks and Recreation Channel Coast District
911 San Pedro Street
Ventura, CA 93001

Phone : (805) 331-3955


Cross Streets
Emma Wood State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 7,8,30 Section(s): 15301, 15307, 15308, 153303
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impact to the environment is anticipated in compliance with CEQA § 15300.4. If the project is implemented as indicated within the CDPR Project Evaluation Form to ensure the avoidance and/or minimization of adverse impacts to the environment, then it is exempt under CEQA §15301 - Existing Facilities. Class 1 includes maintenance of topographical features without expanding footprint. CEQA §15307 -Action By Regulatory Agency for Protection of Natural Resource. To ensure the enhancement of the natural resource. CEQA §15308 - Actions by Regulatory Agency for Protection of Environment. Removing hazardous materials from the Natural resource area. CEQA §15330 - Minor Actions to Prevent Release of Hazardous Waste or Substance. Minor cleanup activities with removal activities under $1 million dollars.


Notice of Exemption
2019090576_Emma Wood Fuel   PDF 1258 K

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