New Leaf Biofuel 100% Renewable Fuel Terminal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Energy Commission
Document Title
New Leaf Biofuel 100% Renewable Fuel Terminal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will upgrade New Leaf’s established rail transloading terminal in Fontana, CA by installing new on-site fuel storage tanks, pumps, blending and automated loading equipment. New Leaf will achieve the targeted throughput by deploying dedicated infrastructure to greatly expand the capacity of existing, on-site renewable fuels terminal operations in western San Bernardino County.

Contact Information

Wendell David Krell
Agency Name
California Energy Commission
Job Title
Energy Commission Specialist II
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
Southern California
Other Location Info
13600 Napa Street, Fontana, CA 92335

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Class 1 projects consist of the operation, repair, maintenance, permitting, leasing, licensing, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, mechanical equipment, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of existing or former use. This project involves the installation of above ground storage tanks to store renewable biofuel at an existing biofuel transloading facility in Fontana, California. The project involves minor grading to prepare the site and new pumping equipment to transfer the fuel from the tanks from the rail and truck distribution system. There will be no expansion of use at the facility. For all the above reasons, the project is categorically exempt from CEQA under 14 CCR 15301 Existing Facilities.
County Clerk
San Bernardino


Notice of Exemption

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