Seismic Monitoring Station

Summary

SCH Number
2020020139
Lead Agency
Emergency Services, Office of (California Governor's Office of Emergency Services)
Document Title
Seismic Monitoring Station
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/6/2020
Project Applicant
UC Berkeley Seismological Lab

Document Description
This new station will contribute to the CA Earthquake Early Warning System (CEEWS) designed to potentially save thousands of lives during a large earthquake, prevent critical infrastructure damage and expedite recovery following a large earthquake. The network to which this sensor is connected will contribute real-time data to accurately record and warn people of strong shaking due to earthquakes in the region, and help provide records of ground motion that would be of immense scientific, engineering and public safety value. See NOE for full details.

Contact Information
Ryan Arba
Office of Emergency Services
3650 Schriever Ave
Mather, CA 95655

Phone : (916) 845-8132

Location

Coordinates
38°42'18.8"N 120°41'30.1"W
Counties
El Dorado
Cross Streets
Fort Jim, a private property (BK.FJIM), near Newtown, CA; Dot Map ID: NS0096"

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3, CEQA Guidelines Section 15303 (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
2020020139_Seismic Monitoring Program Fort Jim   PDF 418 K

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