Dive into Citizen Science


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Dive into Citizen Science
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Notice of Exemption for Coastal Conservancy approval of grant funding: Discovery Cube Orange County (Discovery Cube) will provide up to 530 students with a field trip to Newport Bay, where they will observe marine life during a boat trip, collect water quality data that they will later use in the classroom, and collect microplastics data on the beach for a citizen science project.

Contact Information

Linda Tong
Agency Name
California State Coastal Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles, Orange
Southern California
Other Location Info
Newport Bay

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Title 14 California Code of Regulations (CCR) Section 15301 (Existing Facilities)
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is categorically exempt under Title 14 California Code of Regulations (CCR) Section 15301 (Existing Facilities) because it involves regular operation of coastal locations that will be visited with no expansion of use.
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