Mercury Mine Remediation Geotechnical Investigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Mercury Mine Remediation Geotechnical Investigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct a physical and chemical characterization of a portion of mining waste located at Mount Diablo State Park. The characterization is needed to evaluate and develop cleanup options in compliance with a Cleanup and Abatement Order from the Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Contact Information

Joel Bonilla
Agency Name
Environmental Coordinator, California State Parks
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
Morgan Territory road
Other Information
The project is located within Mount Diablo State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 and 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees, and consist of basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource, and is listed as "soils and engineering tests" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR Section 15300.4.


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