San Joaquin River Basin, Lower San Joaquin River, California Project-- Soil Investigation at Fourteen Mile Slough Pump Station

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
San Joaquin River Basin, Lower San Joaquin River, California Project-- Soil Investigation at Fourteen Mile Slough Pump Station
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in coordination with the San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency (SJAFCA) and the Central Valley Flood Protection Board (Board) propose to collect environmental soil samples to investigate whether soils are contaminated and to what extent. A maximum of 60 drill holes will be conducted at the selected locations by using a hand auger and direct push drilling methods. The information collected will support a Phase II Site Assessment for the design of the Lower San Joaquin River Project.

Contact Information

Kalia Schuster at Department of Water Resources
Agency Name
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Joaquin
Northern California
Other Location Info
The proposed soil investigation will be at Fourteenmile slough pump station located on Wright Elmwood Tract in Stockton, CA.
Other Information
The Central Valley Flood Protection Board's (Board’s) administrative record related to the NOE is available for public review at the Board's office. Please note, the signed NOE is not attached. If you would like to request a signed copy of the NOE, please contact Board staff at:

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Cat. Ex. 15304 (Minor Alteration of Land), and 15306 (Information Collection)
Reasons for Exemption
The Board has determined that the proposed project is exempt from CEQA under the CEQA CCR, Title 14, Sections 15304 (Minor Alterations to Land) and 15306 (Information Collection) categorical exemptions (CEQA CCR, Title 14, Sections 15304, 15306) because the proposed project consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes. In addition, the proposed project includes the basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. Further, none of the exceptions in CEQA CCR, Title 14, Section 15300.2 apply.
County Clerk
San Joaquin


Notice of Exemption

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