Environmental Investigation Services


SCH Number
Lead Agency
San Diego Unified Port District
Document Title
Environmental Investigation Services
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The proposed project is agreement between the San Diego Unified Port District (District) and Kleinfelder, Inc., Ninyo & Moore Geotechnical & Environmental Sciences Consultants, and Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions. Inc. to provide on-call environmental investigation services to address environmental impairments related to pollution, sediment contamination, and hazardous materials in and around San Diego Bay. Consulting services are needed to complete major maintenance, capital improvement, environmental compliance projects, and to comply with regulatory requirements. Routine tasks under this agreement may include but are not limited lo: investigations or corrective action work plans for soil, sediment or groundwater, at areas undergoing redevelopment, or under a regulatory order; investigations of public works and General Services project locations where the presence of subsurface contamination requires special conditions or alterations to projects to avoid delays and change-orders; baseline condition studies of properties for real estate acquisition or new leases; historical leasehold assessments based on prior use, development, and activities; tenant exit audits relating to lease terminations; storm water pollution impact and mitigation studies to address pollutant loading and water quality impairments; and assistance on, and oversight of, tenant-led environmental projects.

Contact Information
Lily Tsukayama
San Diego Unified Port District
3165 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone : (619) 686-8199


Chula Vista Coronado Imperial Beach National City San Diego
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities (SG § 15301) (Class 1), Minor Alterations to Land (SG § 15304) (Class 4), Information Collection (SG
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is determined to be Categorically Exempt pursuant lo the CEQA Guidelines and the Sections of the District's Guidelines for Compliance with CEQA as identified above. These are appropriate for the proposed project because it would involve no expansion of use beyond that previously existing and would not result in a significant cumulative impact due to the continuation of the existing use, would result in no permanent effects on the environment, would not involve the removal of mature, scenic trees, would be for the purpose of basic data collection and resource evaluation activities which would not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. and would include actions taken by regulatory agencies where the regulatory process involves procedures for protection of the environment. Sections 3.a (1), 3.d., 3.f., and 3.g. of the District's CEQA Guidelines are as follows: See NOE for full Reasons why project is exempt.


Notice of Exemption
2020040035_Environmental Investigation Services   PDF 1142 K

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