Piedmont Temporary Regulator In-Conduit Hydroelectricity Project

Summary

SCH Number
2020120504
Lead Agency
East Bay Municipal Utility District
Document Title
Piedmont Temporary Regulator In-Conduit Hydroelectricity Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/28/2020
Project Applicant
East Bay Municipal Utility District

Document Description
The project involves the installation of InPipe Energy’s InPRV system adjacent to the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s (District) Piedmont Temporary Regulator located on the District’s property. Additional information is provided in Attachment B.

Contact Information
Casey J. LeBlanc
East Bay Municipal Utility District
375 11th Street, MS 806
Oakland, CA 94607

Phone : (510) 287-0567
casey.leblanc@ebmud.com

Location

Cities
Piedmont
Counties
Alameda
Regions
Northern California
Other Location Info
Piedmont, Alameda County, near Blair Avenue and Harbord Drive (Attachment A)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
14 CCR 15311 & 15328
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under Guideline 15311 since the project involves the construction of minor appurtenant structures. The project is also exempt under Guideline 15328 since the project involves small hydroelectric projects at existing facilities, the project is less than five megawatts, and the project will not change the flow regime of the affected pipeline. The project will have no significant environmental effects relative to Location, Cumulative Impact, Scenic Highways, Significant Effect due to unusual circumstances, Hazardous Waste or Historical Resources, pursuant to Section 15300.2 (b) of the CEQA Guidelines.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
NOE_Alameda Cty_Piemont Temporary Regulator In-Conduit Hydroelectricity Project_web-signed_122420   PDF 544 K

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