Geotechnical Exploration for the YBSHRFPP- East Levee


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Geotechnical Exploration for the YBSHRFPP- East Levee
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
James Newcomb

Document Description
The Department of Water Resources proposes to conduct geotechnical exploration to obtain data to support the development of an appropriate geologic model, characterize ground conditions, and reduce the geologic risks from the construction of the proposed Yolo Bypass Salmonid Habitat Restoration and Fish Passage Proj.

Contact Information
Amanda Dwyer
Department of Water Resources
3500 Industrial Boulevard
West Sacramento, CA 95691

Phone : (916) 375-4458


West Sacramento
Other Location Info
The project consists of 22 holes with the Fremont Weir Wildlife Area and Yolo Bypass East Levee. The Fremont Weir Wildlife Area is 20 miles north west of the City of West Sacramento and can be accessed via Yolo CR 16.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The geotechnical exploration consists of 22 bore holes and falls under Categorical Exemptions 15304: Minor Alterations to Land and 15306: Information Collection. There are no unusual circumstances, and project activities will be implemented without impacts to natural resources, including special status species or their habitats and cultural resources and will not involve hazardous materials.


Notice of Exemption
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