Conversion and Electrification of the Gold Rush Commercial Fishing Vessel


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Richmond
Document Title
Conversion and Electrification of the Gold Rush Commercial Fishing Vessel
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The SF Fishing Charter project to convert the Gold Rush vessel to a Zero-Emission and Advanced Technology (ZEAT) Hybrid propulsion system showcases key technologies for advancing marine electric propulsion in commercial fishing by demonstrating range fulfillment, reduced operational costs, reliable functionality and enhanced the fishing experience. The Gold Rush, a commercial fishing vessel, will undergo electrification with cutting-edge technology to reduce emissions and operational costs while enhancing fishing conditions.

Contact Information

Hector Rojas
Agency Name
City of Richmond
Job Title
Planning Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Wendy Boyle
Agency Name
Clean Coalition
Job Title
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Contra Costa
Parcel #
Other Location Info
700 W. Cutting Boulevard

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Existing Facilities, Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project will involve conversion of an existing vessel to zero-emission and advanced technology (ZEAT) hybrid propulsion, which will result in reduced operating emissions. The project will not result in an expansion of use at the Point San Pablo Yacht Club.
County Clerk
Contra Costa


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