Request for a Letter of Non-Objection to Enter State School Lands to Install, Operate and Maintain Magnetotelluric Data Collection

Summary

SCH Number
2019100233
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Request for a Letter of Non-Objection to Enter State School Lands to Install, Operate and Maintain Magnetotelluric Data Collection
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/11/2019
Present Land Use
State school land
Document Description
Authorize approval to enter State school lands to temporarily install magnetotelluric equipment to measure and study the Earth’s natural electric and magnetic fields. In collaboration with Oregon State University, the study will contribute to the understanding of the geological history of North America, including seismic hazards resulting from tectonic events.

Contact Information

Name
Laura Miller
Agency Name
California State Lands Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Agency Name
Green Geophysics
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Location

Counties
Inyo, Monterey, Riverside, San Bernardino
Regions
Southern California
Other Location Info
Several State school lands parcels located in Monterey, Inyo, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 6, INFORMATION COLLECTION (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 2905, subd. (e)(5))
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a letter of non-objection for the above-mentioned activity will cause only a minor physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There are no unusual circumstances surrounding the project that will result in significant environmental impacts. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption applies.

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