Nimbus Flats Soil and Groundwater Testing


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Nimbus Flats Soil and Groundwater Testing
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Drill six (6) borings for soil, groundwater, and gas samples within the Nimbus Flats Area of Folsom Lake State Recreation Area to test for contaminants from previously removed underground storage tanks. Work will: • Drill six (6) 6-inch wide by 15 feet deep borings for soil and groundwater testing; • Install two (2) soil gas probes at a depth of 5.5 feet; and • Purge the on-site well and recharge to collect well groundwater samples.

Contact Information

Jim Micheaels
Agency Name
Department of Parks & Recreation
Job Title
Senior Park & Recreation Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 4 & 6; Section 15301, 15304 & 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation and maintenance of existing public or private structures or facilities, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and vegetation that does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural reasons; and basic data collection and resource evaluation activities that do not result in serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource, and is included as “Soils and structural engineering tests” in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.


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