Pacific Gas and Electric - Gas Transmission Pipeline Project (Permit 7796-1)

Summary

SCH Number
2020120004
Lead Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
Pacific Gas and Electric - Gas Transmission Pipeline Project (Permit 7796-1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/1/2020
Project Applicant
Pacific Gas and Electric
Present Land Use
The project is located approximately 5 miles southeast of the City of Patterson

Document Description
To install a new 24-inch diameter Gas Transmission Pipeline (L-215-1) under the San Joaquin River by Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) to replace a section of an existing 12-inch diameter Gas Transmission Pipeline (L-215). The section of the pipeline being replaced will be removed and/or abandoned at a later date.

Contact Information
James Herota
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
3310 El Camino Avenue, Suite 170
Sacramento, CA 95821

Phone : (916) 574-0651
james.herota@cvflood.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Patterson
Counties
Stanislaus
Waterways
San Joaquin River
Other Location Info
To install a new 24-inch diameter Gas Transmission Pipeline (L-215-1) under the San Joaquin River by Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) to replace a section of an existing 12-inch diameter Gas Transmission Pipeline (L-215). The section of the pipeline being replaced will be removed and/or abandoned at a later date.
Other Information
The project is located approximately 5 miles southeast of the City of Patterson

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15302
Reasons for Exemption
Board staff has determined the project is exempt from CEQA under the Class 2, Replacement or Reconstruction categorical exemption (CEQA Guidelines §15302) because the activity consists of the removal and replacement of an existing gas transmission pipeline with substantially the same purpose and capacity. Further, none of the exceptions to the exemption in CEQA Guidelines § 15300.2 apply.
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