Metromedia Fiber Optic Cable Network in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles Basin

Environmental Review Documents

CEQA Compliance

The CPUC is the lead agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)  and is responsible for conducting the environmental review of the proposed project.  The CPUC determined that a Mitigated Negative Declaration was needed to assess the potential impacts of the project. 

Environmental Documents

The CPUC has prepared an Initial Study for the proposed project.  An Initial Study (IS) is a preliminary assessment of the projectís potential impacts. 

Initial Study [Appendix B] pdf_small.gif (153 bytes)

The CPUC has prepared a Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the proposed project.  The MND includes the Initial Study and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Plan (Appendix F). 

Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration


The following are dates for important steps in the CEQA process:

         Draft IS/MND Review Period      June 17 through July 16, 2000

         Final IS/MND to be Published      August 2000


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