Danone North America Steam Trap Upgrade Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
Danone North America Steam Trap Upgrade Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this project is to install state-of-the-art steam traps at the Danone North America dairy processing facility. The project will reduce natural gas use, greenhouse gas emissions, and criteria pollutant emissions by replacing failed mechanical traps and improving the overall efficiency of plant's steam system.

Contact Information

Kevin Uy
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Southern California
Cross Streets
18275 Arenth Ave

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 15302
Reasons for Exemption
Class 2 projects consist of replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced. This project involves the replacement of existing mechanical equipment at an existing facility in City of Industry. This project will replace inefficient equipment at existing dairy processing facility to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. The equipment to be replaced includes mechanical steam traps, valves, and piping. The new equipment will be located on the same site as the equipment replaced and have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the equipment replaced. For these reasons, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and falls under the categorical exemption listed in 14 C.C.R. § 15302.


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