3D Visualization Software for Mapping Underground Pipelines and Improving Pipeline

Summary

SCH Number
2020060244
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
3D Visualization Software for Mapping Underground Pipelines and Improving Pipeline
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/11/2020
Project Applicant
Institute of Gas Technology dba Gas Technology Institute

Document Description
To develop 3D visualization software for mapping underground pipelines with better accuracy and improving pipeline asset management. The project will create field-based and cloud-based software tools that acquire, process, and analyze data in real time from pipeline locating tools and other sources. The recipient will have a field pilot demonstration to improve the tool automation and access to data in real time.

Contact Information
Yahui Yang
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 327-2224

Location

Cities
N/A

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Cal. Code Regs., tit 14, § 15301 ; Cal. Code Regs., tit 14, § 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Categorical exemption section 15301 exempts projects consisting of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. This project is exempt under 15301: Existing Facilities, because it will demonstrate a mapping software tool at existing pipeline facilities. Project activities involve operation of existing pipeline facilities with no expansion of existing or former use. This project is also exempt under categorical exemption section 15306: Information collection, as the project will collect data of natural gas pipelines in real-time. This project will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020060244_06 CEQA-PIR-19-018 signed   PDF 256 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