Issuance of a Renewal and Amendment for Gas Storage Lease 2839


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
Issuance of a Renewal and Amendment for Gas Storage Lease 2839
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Authorize the renewal and amendment for Lease No. 2839, a gas storage lease, for a term of 15 years, beginning March 1, 2022, through February 28, 2037.

Contact Information

Afifa Awan
Agency Name
California Lands Commission
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Joaquin
Northern California
Other Location Info
State-owned sovereign land located approximately 10 miles west of the city of Stockton, San Joaquin County. The tide and submerged land are part of the McDonald Island gas storage field and are located within Southwest quarter and Southeast quarter of Section 24; the Northwest quarter, Northeast quarter and Southeast quarter of Section 25; and the Northeast quarter of Section 36, Township 2 North, Range 4 East and the Northwest quarter and Southwest quarter of Section 30 and Section 31, Township 2 North, Range 5 East, Mount Diablo Meridian.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 1, EXISTING FACILITIES (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, section 15301)
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a 15-year gas storage lease for the will not cause a physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There is no reasonable possibility that the activity will have a significant effect on the environment due to unusual circumstances. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption(s) apply(ies).


Notice of Exemption

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