Letter of Non-Objection to Allow for 16 Temporary Oceanographic Moorings and Dye Releases


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Lands Commission (SLC)
Document Title
Letter of Non-Objection to Allow for 16 Temporary Oceanographic Moorings and Dye Releases
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Request to deploy 16 moorings with a suite a oceanographic instruments that measure current velocities, temperature, conductivity, pressure, and fluorescence.

Contact Information

George Asimakopoulos
Agency Name
CA State Lands Commission
Job Title
Public Land Management Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Southern California
Other Location Info
The Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research Project (SBC LTER), near the Arroyo Quemado Reef in the Santa Barbara Channel, 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)(5))
Reasons for Exemption
Issuance of a letter of non-objection to deploy moorings and dye releases 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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