San Francisco Bay Fiber Optic Cables Project

The Commission has released an MND for the San Francisco Bay Fiber Optic Cables Project and will consider adopting the MND at its June 5, 2023 meeting. The MND was available for at least a 30-day review and comment period beginning Thursday, April 6, 2023, and ending Monday, May 8, 2023.

Comments were received from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the California Department of Transportation, and East Bay Dischargers Authority. The sections of MND were updated in response to the comments received. Additional text is shown as underlined and deleted text is shown with a strikethrough.

Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) –  April 2023

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APTR = Analysis of Impacts to Public Trust Resources and Values
CEQA = California Environmental Quality Act
EA = Environmental Assessment
EIR = Environmental Impact Report
EIS = Environmental Impact Statement
FONSI = Finding of No Significant Impact
IS = Initial Study
MND = Mitigated Negative Declaration
ND = Negative Declaration
NEPA = National Environmental Policy Act
NOI = Notice of Intent
NOP = Notice of Preparation



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