lntermountain Research and Extension Center Carcass Compost Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California, Davis
Document Title
lntermountain Research and Extension Center Carcass Compost Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR)

Document Description
lntermountain REC will conduct a carcass composting research project within the developed area of the research extension center. The project will improve an existing three-sided structure (approx. 800 SF) to add a concrete floor and roof. The duration of the research project is approximately two years. Less than five carcasses per year will be composted. The project composting protocol includes minimizing odors, and prevention and monitoring for leakage. Prior experience indicates that similar compost piles produce no detectable odors.

Contact Information
Jeffrey Couture, PE
University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
2801 Second Street
Davis, CA 95618

Phone : (530) 750-1279


Other Location Info
UC lntermountain Research and Extension Center. 2816 Havlina Road, Tulelake, CA.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, Section: 15301
Reasons for Exemption
This project qualifies as categorically exempt under Exemption Class 1 of the Guidelines for the Implementation to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). This exemption applies to the operation, repair, permitting, leasing, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities or mechanical equipment, involving negligible or no expansion of an existing use. In addition, none of the exceptions for application of a categorical exemption apply to this project.


Notice of Exemption
2019090594   PDF 1174 K

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