Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet Pier Dredging Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB)
Document Title
Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet Pier Dredging Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project is located just upstream of the Benicia-Martinez Bridge in Benicia, CA. The Project involves mechanically dredging up to 91,300 cubic yards of sediment from either side of the facility's pier to a depth of -8 feet Mean Lower Low Water with an additional 2 feet of overdredge allowance. The dredged sediment will be beneficially reused at Montezuma Wetlands Restoration Project or Cullinan Ranch Restoration Project to restore tidal wetlands for the endangered Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse and other endangered species.

Contact Information

Jazzy Graham-Davis
Agency Name
San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
Job Title
Engineering Geologist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco Bay Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 14, § 15301; Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 14, § 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Under §15301 and §15304 this project is Categorically Exempt because MARAD's facility pier is already in place and in use, and dredging will be a minor alteration. Dredging adjacent to the existing facility pier does not involve expansion of existing or former use of the facility pier, or removal of any trees.


Notice of Exemption

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