Black Miner's Bar Upper Day Use Restroom Replacement - Geotech Testing


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Black Miner's Bar Upper Day Use Restroom Replacement - Geotech Testing
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct soil testing and percolation tests in and around the Black Miner’s Bar area of Folsom Lake State Recreation Area to identify soil conditions in the area to guide construction and/or improvements proposed for the Day Use area. Work will use a backhoe to excavate two (2) 4 -8 foot deep borings within the existing forced main alignment and one (1) 10 – 20 foot deep boring at the proposed new lift station location. Representative soil samples will be taken and recorded, test pits will be back filled with excavated soils and disturbed asphalt surfaces will be patched.

Contact Information

Monica Aleman
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Cross Streets
Greenback Lane, Folsom Boulevard
State Highways
Highway 50
Folsom Lake

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1, 4 & 6 Section: 15301, 15304 & 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities or topographical features involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; the minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not include the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees, and consists of basic data collection, research and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource, and is included as “Resource management projects” and “soils and structural engineering tests” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR §15300.4.


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