George J Hatfield Cannabis Remediation and Restoration Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
George J Hatfield Cannabis Remediation and Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remediate several former illegal cannabis cultivation sites at George J. Hatfield State Recreation Area and habitat restoration and fuel reduction within approximately 20 acres of riparian habitat. The project sites border the Merced River just east of its confluence with the San Joaquin River

Contact Information

Andrew Collum
Agency Name
California State Parks, Central Valley District
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Northern California
Total Acres

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15302, 15304 & 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities or topographical features involving negligible, or no expansion of use beyond current levels; consists of replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities where the new structure will be located on the same site and have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replace; minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural resources; 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 included as "Resource Management Projects" and "Baseline Monitoring" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4.


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