New Seismic Monitoring Station Installation

Summary

SCH Number
2020020138
Lead Agency
Emergency Services, Office of (California Governor's Office of Emergency Services)
Document Title
New Seismic Monitoring Station Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/6/2020
Project Applicant
U.S. Geological Survey (CEEWS Project#: 6087-6)

Document Description
The state-of-the-art earthquake recording and telemetry equipment proposed to be installed at this station will contribute continuous seismic data to the CA Earthquake Early Warning System (CEEWS) and ShakeAlert, designed to potentially save thousands of lives during a large earthquake, prevent critical infrastructure damage, and expedite recovery following a large earthquake. See NOE for full details.

Contact Information
Rachel Sierer-Wooden
Office of Emergency Services
3650 Schriever Ave
Mather, CA 95655

Phone : (916) 845-8970

Location

Coordinates
38°27'58.8"N 122°53'47.4"W
Counties
Sonoma
Cross Streets
Ellen Lane, Forestville, CA Dot Map ID: NA; Station Name/Site Code: Forestville/NC.NFVB

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, CEQA Guidelines Section15303 (New Construction)
Reasons for Exemption
Class 4 Section 15304 (Minor Alterations to Land) and Class 6 Section 15306 (Information Collection). This project is exempt in accordance with Class 3 as described above; construction of new small weatherproof enclosures to operate seismic sensor equipment for the purpose of data collection (Class 6). In accordance with Class 4, the project described above consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. None of the exceptions to a notice of exemption apply.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020020138_Seismic Monitoring Program CEEWS Project 6087-6   PDF 418 K

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