Rincon Phase 2 Decommissioning Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Rincon Phase 2 Decommissioning Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Present Land Use
Open Space
Document Description
The proposed Project would include removal of Rincon Island's remaining surface structures and remediation of the Island’s contaminated soil and interstitial water; improvements to the State Coastal Conservancy Parcel adjacent to the Rincon Island Causeway landing/abutment; decommissioning of onshore pipeline connections from the causeway abutment to the vault box; and remediation of the Onshore Facility.

Contact Information

Cynthia Herzog
Agency Name
California State Lands Commission
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Mussel Shoals
Southern California
Other Location Info
Rincon Island is located approximately 3,000 feet offshore of Punta Gorda in Ventura County, approximately 7 miles northwest of the city of Ventura, California. The Island is immediately offshore of the community of Mussel Shoals, and approximately 0.5 mile south of the community of La Conchita. The Island is located in approximately 55 feet of water. A causeway, or access pier, connects the Island to the coast. A State Coastal Conservancy Parcel, included in the decommissioning analysis, is located just east of the causeway landing (abutment) within Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) 060-0-090-425. The associated Onshore Facility, that consists of a 6.01-acre parcel owned by the State, is located 1.3 miles to the east of Rincon Island at 5750 W. Pacific Coast Highway.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 7 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region 4 (RWQCB), California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
Development Types
Other (Decommissioning)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Noise, Recreation, Septic System, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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