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File #: 18-00093    Version: 1
Type: Appointment/BOS item Status: Passed
File created: In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 1/30/2018 Final action: 1/30/2018
Title: Consider recommendations regarding a Resolution opposing new offshore oil leases in federal waters off of the California Coast, as follows: a) Consider adopting a Resolution opposing new offshore oil leasing off the coast of California as proposed in the Draft Proposed Five-Year Outer Continental Shelf Leasing Program for 2019 through 2024 by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and referenced in Federal Register Volume 83, Number 5 (Monday, January 8, 2018) Notices, Pages 829-834, FR Doc No: 2018-00083; and b) Determine that the recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), finding that the project is an organizational or administrative activity of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.
Sponsors: SUPERVISOR WILLIAMS, SUPERVISOR HARTMANN
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Resolution, 3. Transmittal Letter, 4. Public Comment - EDC letter supporting Santa Barbara County Resolution, 5. Public Comment - Thorne

Title

Consider recommendations regarding a Resolution opposing new offshore oil leases in federal waters off of the California Coast, as follows:

 

a) Consider adopting a Resolution opposing new offshore oil leasing off the coast of California as proposed in the Draft Proposed Five-Year Outer Continental Shelf Leasing Program for 2019 through 2024 by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and referenced in Federal Register Volume 83, Number 5 (Monday, January 8, 2018) Notices, Pages 829-834, FR Doc No: 2018-00083; and

 

b) Determine that the recommended actions do not constitute a project subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15378(b)(5), finding that the project is an organizational or administrative activity of governments that will not result in direct or indirect physical changes in the environment, and direct staff to file a Notice of Exemption.