RTI Infrastructure, Inc. Eureka Subsea Fiber Optic Cables Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
RTI Infrastructure, Inc. Eureka Subsea Fiber Optic Cables Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
The Project is proposed on land in unincorporated community of Samoa and offshore. The existing land uses in the Project vicinity (Samoa) are a mixture of industrial and undeveloped land.

Document Description
The California State Lands Commission (CSLC) is the lead agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Pub. Resources Code, § 21000 et seq.) and has prepared this Initial Study (IS)/Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) that analyzes and discloses the environmental effects associated with the proposed RTI Infrastructure, Inc. Eureka Subsea Fiber Optic Cables Project (Project) in the unincorporated community of Samoa, Humboldt County. The Project would authorize RTI Infrastructure, Inc. (Applicant or RTI) to build telecommunication infrastructure on land (terrestrial) and in ocean (marine) areas within and offshore of Samoa. The infrastructure includes transpacific fiber optic cables (cables) that would carry telecommunication data to connect the United States with Asia (e.g., Singapore, Taiwan, and Japan) and Australia (Figure ES-1).

Contact Information
Afifa Awan
California Lands Commission
Lead/Public Agency
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100 South
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone : (916) 574-1891

RTI Infrastructure, Inc.
Project Applicant


40°48'21.83"N 124°11'52"W
Northern California Unincorporated
Cross Streets
New Navy Base Road and Vance Avenue
Total Acres
Parcel #
APN 401-112-021
State Highways
Highway 101
Samoa Field Airport
Peninsula Union Elementary School
Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Fiber optic cable Project )
Local Action
Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Coastal Zone Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Geology/Soils Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Land Use/Planning Mineral Resources Noise Population/Housing Public Services Recreation Schools/Universities Social Solid Waste Transportation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire Wildlife Commercial and Recreational Fishing
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Coastal Commission (CCC) California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 1 (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics (DOT) California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Energy Commission California Highway Patrol (CHP) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Environmental Document
AppendixA_Regs   PDF 500 K AppendixB_AQ_Analysis   PDF 329 K AppendixC_TerrestrialMarineBio   PDF 1512 K AppendixD_MarineCultural   PDF 1838 K Mitigated_Negative_Declaration   PDF 6771 K Notice_of_Intent   DOCX 641 K
Notice_of_Completion   PDF 2079 K

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