SFPP LS-16 Pipeline Exposure at Alameda Creek (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0186-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
SFPP LS-16 Pipeline Exposure at Alameda Creek (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0186-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2020-0186-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Patrick Rabin/Kinder Morgan. The Project includes maintenance activities on a segment of Line Section 16 (LS-16), a 10-inch petroleum products pipeline running between Concord and San Jose, California. The maintenance activities consist of the placement of armoring around an approximately 20-foot exposed section of LS-16.

Contact Information

Marcia Grefsrud
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Bay Delta Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Located in Alameda Creek, south of the Town of Sunol, within the County of Alameda.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15284.
Reasons for Exemption
CDFW determined in that capacity that the Project and issuance of this ITP constitutes a Statutory Exemption as defined by CEQA. (ld., § 21080.23; Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 15284). Issuance of the ITP, in this respect, is statutorily exempt from further environmental review under CEQA because under Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 15284 CEQA does not apply to any project consisting of the inspection, maintenance, repair, restoration, reconditioning, relocation, replacement, or removal of an existing hazardous or volatile liquid pipeline or any valve, flange, meter, or other piece of equipment that is directly attached to the pipeline if the pipeline diameter will not be increased and the Project is not located within the boundaries of an oil refinery and it meets the following criteria: See NOE for full details.


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