Lake Sonoma Quagga and Zebra Mussel Inspection Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020020522
Lead Agency
Sonoma County Water Agency
Document Title
Lake Sonoma Quagga and Zebra Mussel Inspection Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
2/27/2020
Project Applicant
Sonoma County Water Agency

Document Description
Quagga and zebra mussels are an invasive mussel that, if introduced into a waterway, can devastate the natural environment, clog water and flood protection infrastructure, and cost millions of dollars in maintenance. Mussels are transported between waterways by watercraft, primarily recreational boats. The proposed project would provide watercraft inspection services to prevent quagga and zebra mussel infestation into Lake Sonoma. The proposed project would also provide inspection training to help develop year round inspections.

Contact Information
Connie Barton
Sonoma County Water Agency
404 Aviation Blvd
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Phone : (707) 547-1905

Location

Counties
Sonoma
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
3333 Skaggs Springs Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15309
Reasons for Exemption
Proposed project activities are limited to quagga and zebra mussel inspections and inspection training that help prevent a potential for infestation at Lake Sonoma. Pursuant to Section 21803, the proposed project does not have the potential to degrade the quality of the environment, have a cumulatively considerable effect, or cause substantial adverse effects on human beings, either directly or indirectly. Pursuant to Section 21804, the proposed project would not cause a substantial adverse change in the significance of an historic resource or tribal cultural resource.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020020522_Lake Sonoma Quagga   PDF 2051 K

Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV New Search Print