Type, Section or Code
Cal. Code Regs., tit 14, § 15301 ; Cal. Code Regs., tit 14, § 15302
Reasons for Exemption
14 CCR 15301. This project will involve minor alteration of existing facilities and mechanical equipment at three existing food processing facilities and will result in no expansion of the existing use. The advanced refrigeration system at the Oroville facility consists of compressors, condensers, evaporators, chillers, storage tanks, heat exchangers, piping and fittings, insulation, and associated control systems. Site preparation may include a new concrete pad. The materials used to construct the system are chemically inert, not hazardous to human health, and do not have a significant effect on the environment. The systems purchased have safety certifications in compliance with relevant codes and standards. In addition, all required permits for installation and operation of the system will be obtained prior to system installation and demonstration. Also, this project will install ceramic Authority cited: Sections 21083 and 21110, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 21108, 21152, and 21152.1, Public Resources Code. Pacific Coast Producers CEQA Notice of Exemption Page 2 of 2 GFO-19-901P2-28 insulation on existing uninsulated cookers and one hot well to reduce heat loss to the atmosphere across all the three food processing facilities in Oroville, Lodi, and Woodland. The demonstration will not have a significant impact on local air quality, noise, or traffic. For these reasons, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and falls under the categorical exemption listed in 14 CCR 15301.
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