SFPP LS-9 SWML Anomaly Repair at CA-74 Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Document Title
SFPP LS-9 SWML Anomaly Repair at CA-74 Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the Project is to inspect and repair the pipeline anomaly to comply with Department of Transportation (DOT) and their Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) current rules and regulations to ensure the integrity of pipeline and safety of the environment. The Project consists of a 120-square-foot excavation to inspect the existing pipeline and complete any necessary repairs. The excavation area is within a freshwater marsh associated with Willow Creek. Access will be through an existing disturbed right-of-way and require travel over freshwater marsh and two small seasonal wetlands during dry conditions. The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board is issuing a CWA 401 Water Quality Certification for the Project.

Contact Information

Shawn Agarwal
Agency Name
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Job Title
environmental scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Jody Schaap
Agency Name
Kinder Morgan
Job Title
EHS Project Permitting
Contact Types
Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Other Location Info
Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way between Elk Grove and Galt, off Arno Road at Highway 99

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
14 CCR, section 15284 Pipelines
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA does not apply to any project consisting of the inspection, maintenance, repair, restoration, reconditioning, relocation, replacement, or removal of an existing hazardous or volatile liquid pipeline or any valve, flange, meter, or other piece of equipment that is directly attached to the pipeline. The Project meets all of the criteria of Section 15284 - Pipelines.


Notice of Exemption

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