The Relentless Drive to True Zero


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
The Relentless Drive to True Zero
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will support the build out of hydrogen refueling infrastructure to support the roll out of fuel cell vehicles in California. The nature of the project is installation of hydrogen refueling equipment at 21 existing gas stations. Hydrogen refueling equipment consists of hydrogen storage tanks, and compression and dispensing equipment. Beneficiaries will include residents in Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Santa Clara counties and will expand to much of the surrounding area as these stations allow drivers to use fuel cell vehicles displacing polluting vehicles.

Contact Information

Mark Johnson
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Responsible Agency


Aliso Viejo, Baldwin Park, Buena Park, Burbank, Costa Mesa, Cupertino, El Cerrito, Fremont, Glendale, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Ontario, Orange, Placentia, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Jose, Torrance
Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Clara
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California, Statewide
Cross Streets

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities, 15301; New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures, 15303; Minor Alterations to Land, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project is to develop hydrogen refueling stations by adding hydrogen storage, compression, and dispensing equipment with an estimated maximum footprint of 500 square feet and trenching of 50 to 150 feet at existing retail gasoline stations.
County Clerk


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