Letter of Non-Objection for Field Surveys in the Intertidal Zone


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
Letter of Non-Objection for Field Surveys in the Intertidal Zone
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Request to perform field surveys to assess the distribution and abundance of a marine snail (Acanthinucella spirata) and its potential prey and competitors over eight weeks.

Contact Information

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


Northern California
Other Location Info
The Intertidal Zone of Cape Mendocino, in the Pacific Ocean

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CLASS 6, INFORMATION COLLECTION (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 2, § 2905, subd. (e)(3))
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a letter of non-objection to conduct biological field surveys will only cause 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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