Malakoff Diggins Backbone Communications Site

Summary

SCH Number
2020120137
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Malakoff Diggins Backbone Communications Site
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/8/2020
Present Land Use
CA State Park
Document Description
Install one (1) seismic monitoring observatory and one (1) new thermal electric generator at an existing communications site along Backbone Road, at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park to contribute to ongoing research efforts of UC Berkeley Seismology Lab (BSL) Seismic Monitoring Observatory for earthquake early warning.

Contact Information

Name
Silver Hartman
Agency Name
CA Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Agency Name
CA Department of Parks and Recreations
Contact Types
Project Applicant

Location

Cities
North Bloomfield
Counties
Nevada
Regions
Northern California
Cross Streets
Back Bone Rd.
Zip
95959
Total Acres
<1
Parcel #
n/a
State Highways
n/a
Railways
n/a
Airports
n/a
Schools
n/a
Waterways
n/a
Township
n/a
Range
n/a
Section
n/a
Base
n/a
Other Location Info
n/a

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities, or structures; a minor public alteration in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees for forestry purposes; and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource and is included as "issuance of easements and permits" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR 15300.4 and basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

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