Vina Subbasin GSP Projects and Management Actions Implementation


SCH Number
Public Agency
Butte County
Document Title
Vina Subbasin GSP Projects and Management Actions Implementation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Projects support Sustainable Groundwater Management in the Vina Subbasin through enhancing our knowledge and addressing groundwater subbasin data gaps, evaluate the potential for expanded surface water use for irrigation and the feasibility of a phased groundwater recharge plan, analyze the GSPs for inter-basin coordination, enhance groundwater sustainability, and engagement and outreach.

Contact Information

Kamela N Loeser
Agency Name
Butte County
Job Title
Director Water and Resource Conservation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
Projects are located within the Vina Groundwater Subbasin

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA Guidelines Section 15306
Reasons for Exemption
This exemption consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. These may be strictly for information gathering purposes, or as part of a study leading to an action which a public agency has not yet approved, adopted, or funded. Component tasks including the installation on monitoring wells, stream gages, and other activities specifically to gather data, monitor, and assess resource activities. These activities have limited to no physical disturbance to the physical environment and associated resources. Any required permits would be ministerial, i.e., monitoring well installation from Division of Environmental Health.

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA Guidelines Section 15262
Reasons for Exemption
A project involving only feasibility or planning studies for possible future actions which the agency, board, or commission has not approved, adopted, or funded does not require the preparation of an EIR or Negative Declaration but does require consideration of environmental factors.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption

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