reduction of GHG emissions (approximately 4.5 percent), but that reduction would not reduce GHG emissions to the degree necessary (a 28- to 31-percent reduction) to achieve a less-than-significant environmental effect, as indicated by Table 4.F-3. Implementation of additional emissions reduction strategies such as those identified in Table 4.F-4 above could further reduce the impact of GHG emissions. However, because it is unclear to what extent such measures could feasibly be implemented and would reduce GHG emissions to levels below the threshold of significance, the impact of GHG emissions from the CPP and CPP-V scenarios would remain significant unavoidable.


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Rhein, M., S.R. Rintoul, S. Aoki, E. Campos, D. Chambers, R.A. Feely, S. Gulev, G.C. Johnson, S.A. Josey, A. Kostianoy, C. Mauritzen,

D. Roemmich, L.D. Talley and F. Wang, 2013: Observations: Ocean. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T.F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S.K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels,

Y. Xia, V. Bex and P.M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.


Hazards and Hazardous Materials

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Artificial Fill

Landfill. Non-engineered fill material incudes soils, concrete, bricks, tires, steel, and wood. The soil types range from sandy clay to gravel with sand and range in thickness from 6 to 40 feet. The majority of fill was composed of silty clay and concrete matrix. A clean soil layer approximately ten feet thick overlies the waste. The landfill was used for the disposal of  solid  wastes composed principally of domestic, industrial and shipyard waste, sewage, and rubble (Geosyntec, 2012c). Thickness ranges from 20 to 35 feet.


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The eastern half of the Project Site north of the lagoon was contaminated from 1932 to 1967, when this area was operated as the Brisbane Landfill a landfill.


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