Lower San Joaquin River Reach TS_30_L Levee Improvement Project - Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (20 Borings) (LSJR Improvement Project)

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
Lower San Joaquin River Reach TS_30_L Levee Improvement Project - Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (20 Borings) (LSJR Improvement Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) with its non-federal sponsors, the Central Valley Flood Protection Board (Board) and San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency (SJAFCA), plan to collect soil samples at Fourteenmile Slough pump station to inform a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment. A maximum of 20 drill holes will be sampled at the selected locations by using a hand auger and direct push drilling methods. Soil samples will be collected from the surface to the total drilled depth of 20 feet below ground surface, or until refusal. The samples would be analyzed for various contaminants of concern.

Contact Information

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


San Joaquin
Northern California
Other Location Info
The borings will occur at Fourteenmile slough pump station located on Wright Elmwood Tract in the City of Stockton, in San Joaquin County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 Minor Alterations, § 15306 Information Collection
Reasons for Exemption
The Board has determined that the LSJR Improvement 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 that 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. Therefore, a Notice of Exemption will be filed with the State Clearinghouse. 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: questions@cvflood.ca.gov.
County Clerk
San Joaquin


Notice of Exemption

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