Request for a Letter of Non-Objection to Enter State School Lands to Install, Operate and Maintain Magnetotelluric Data Collection
- SCH Number
- Lead 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
- Project Applicant
- Green Geophysics
- 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
California State Lands Commission
100 Howe Ave. Suite 100 South
Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone : (916) 574-1911
- Inyo Monterey Riverside San Bernardino
- 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.
- Notice of Exemption
- Porter magnetotelluric study_2_signed PDF 142 K
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