Old Valley Pipeline Section Removal Across Refugio Creek Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS-CCA-20609-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Old Valley Pipeline Section Removal Across Refugio Creek Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS-CCA-20609-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. CCA-20609-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the Chevron U.S.A. as represented by Michael N. Oliphant Sr. The project is limited to dewatering and excavation in Refugio Creek for the removal of an asbestos wrapped pipeline. The project also includes minor riparian vegetation modification and removal, and the regrading and remediation of the project site. All areas of disturbed soil will be stabilized with biodegradable erosion control features and native vegetation.

Contact Information

Andrew Chambers
Agency Name
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
The project is located at Refugio Creek, tributary to San Pablo Bay, in the City of Hercules, Contra Costa County, State of California; Latitude 38.01139, Longitude -122.272221; Assessor’s Parcel Number 406-140-016-6.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of an existing facility and its topographical features which involves negligible or no expansion of existing or former use.
County Clerk
Contra Costa


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