Metro Ports - Emergency Electrical Raceway Tray Repair (Harbor Development Permit No. 24-005)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Port of Long Beach
Document Title
Metro Ports - Emergency Electrical Raceway Tray Repair (Harbor Development Permit No. 24-005)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Nature of Emergency: Long Beach experienced an unprecedented storm event that brought up to 7 inches of rain between 2/4/24 and 2/6/24. Rain water entered the raceway tray causing an electrical arc flash, and electrical failure, from the substation that feeds motor control center (MCC 2) that powers shiploaders SL1 and SL2. Cause of Emergency: Rain water entered the bus bar raceway causing an electrical arc flash and shorted the bus bar causing an electrical failure. Response Action: Replace damaged electrical raceway tray to ensure the bus bar is protected from future rain events. The action is limited to replacing the bus bar raceway. No other repairs or upgrades are a part of this project.

Contact Information

Jennifer Blanchard
Agency Name
Port of Long Beach
Job Title
Environmental Specialist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Long Beach
Los Angeles
Citywide, Southern California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15269 (b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
Section 15269 (b)(c) Emergency Project: Emergency Projects are statutorily exempt from the requirements of CEQA if the emergency repairs to publicly or privately owned service facilities necessary to maintain service essential to the public health, safety or welfare, and the specific actions are necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency. A leak was detected on an existing 2-inch water injection line. The Port will issue an Emergency Project HDP to replace the damaged electrical bus bar raceway.
County Clerk
Los Angeles


Notice of Exemption

Disclaimer: The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of these documents. To obtain an attachment in a different format, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613. For more information, please visit OPR’s Accessibility Site.

Download CSV New Search Print