Letter of Non-Objection for Installation of Data Collection Buoys


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
Letter of Non-Objection for Installation of Data Collection Buoys
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) plans to install nine oceanographic buoys to monitor the speed and direction of ocean currents offshore of Del Norte County. The monitoring will provide information on any transport of sediments released during drawdown of two reservoirs and removal of two dams as part of the Klamath River Renewal Project. At this time, KRRC anticipates that the buoys will be in place for approximately 2 years.

Contact Information

Ninette Lee
Agency Name
CA State Lands Commission
Job Title
Public Land Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Crescent City
Del Norte
Northern California
Other Location Info
Sovereign land in the Pacific Ocean between Crescent City Harbor and the mouth of the Klamath River.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 6, INFORMATION COLLECTION (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 2905, subd. (e)(5))
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a letter of non-objection for the above-mentioned ocean current devices is for information gathering purposes only and will cause only a minor physical change in the environment and will not change existing activities in the area. There are no unusual circumstances surrounding the project that will result in significant environmental impacts. Therefore, the project will not have a significant effect on the environment and the above categorical exemption applies.


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