APPENDIX G

Agency Consultation Letters

All pertinent agency letters received are not in this appendix. Agency letters commenting on the DEIS and responses to these letters are in Volume II, NEPA/404 consultation letters are in Appendix F.

List of Letters

Date

From

To

Subject

12/16/1996

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Caltrans

Aquatic disposal of dredged materials

3/11/1997

Federal Highway Administration

Caltrans

Lead federal agency

4/8/1997

Caltrans

CCSF, City of Oakland, others

Historic properties

4/29/1997

Federal Highway Administration

Caltrans

Lead agency status

5/19/1997

Coast Guard

Office of Historic Preservation

MOA for interim retrofit

6/12/1997

Mayor of San Francisco

MTC Bay Bridge Design Task Force

Future of the Bridge, connectivity, and impact on San Francisco

6/24/1997

U.S. Coast Guard

Office of Historic Preservation

Lead agency status

6/24/1997

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S. Coast Guard

Section 7 Consultation

7/18/1997

Caltrans

City of Oakland

City of Oakland role in Section 106 process

7/21/1997

Mayor of San Francisco

MTC Bay Bridge Design Task Force

Transbay Terminal

8/13/1997

Office of Historic Preservation

Federal Highway Administration

Eligibility of historic properties

8/18/1997

Caltrans

National Marine Fisheries Service

Special status species list

8/18/1997

Caltrans

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Special status species list

8/26/1997

National Marine Fisheries Service

Caltrans

Threatened/endangered species

8/29/1997

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Caltrans

Threatened/endangered species

9/5/1997

Mayor of San Francisco

Governor, State of California

Treasure Island Development Authority

Date

From

To

Subject

9/5/1997

Mayor of San Francisco

Caltrans

Conveyance of Yerba Buena Island

11/1997

Mayor of San Francisco

Caltrans

Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island ramps

11/21/1997

Navy for Caltrans

Native Americans

Request information on archaeological sites

12/17/1997

Caltrans

Mayor of San Francisco

Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island ramps

1/14/1998

Oakland Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board

Caltrans

Historic properties

2/4/1998

Caltrans

National Marine Fisheries Service

Drilling impacts to endangered and threatened marine life

2/11/1998

Caltrans

Oakland Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board

Mitigation measures for historic properties

2/12/1998

Caltrans

City and County of San Francisco Planning Department

Disposal and reuse of Naval Station Treasure Island

5/13/1998

Mayor of San Francisco

MTC Bay Bridge Design Task Force

Transbay Transit Terminal replacement

6/11/1998

U.S. House of Representatives (Bay Area Members)

Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Bicycle lanes

6/12/1998

Caltrans

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

Park at the Oakland Touchdown

6/15/1998

Caltrans

NAHC and Native American Monitor

Native American coordination

6/15/1998

U.S. Coast Guard

Caltrans

Temporary ramps on Yerba Buena Island

6/22/1998

Mayor of San Francisco

MTC Bay Bridge Design Task Force

Future development of Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island

6/24/1998

Caltrans

CCSF

Historic studies

6/26/1998

Caltrans

Coast Guard

Historic studies

7/8/1998

U.S. Coast Guard

Caltrans

Cooperating agency status

7/16/1998

U.S. Navy

Caltrans

Drilling license for Yerba Buena Island

7/17/1998

Caltrans

Treasure Island Reuse Project

Water and sewer lines

Date

From

To

Subject

8/4/1998

Caltrans

CCSF, Navy

Effect evaluations for historic properties

8/10/1998

Port of Oakland

Bay Relations, Inc.

Southern alignment potential impacts

8/10/1998

State Senator Quentin Kopp

Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Rail service on the Bay Bridge

8/12/1998

U.S. Coast Guard

Caltrans

Coast Guard bridge removal policy

8/13/1998

Office of Historic Preservation

Federal Highway Administration

Historic properties

8/17/1998

Metropolitan Transportation Commission

State Senator Quentin Kopp

Rail service on the Bay Bridge

8/18/1998

Federal Highway Administration

Caltrans

Historic properties

8/19/1998

Caltrans

Office of Historic Preservation

Historic properties

8/21/1998

Office of Historic Preservation

Caltrans

Historic properties

9/1/1998

Caltrans

National Marine Fisheries Service

Potential for blasting during construction

9/10/1998

Office of Historic Preservation

Federal Highway Administration

Effects on historic properties

9/30/1998

Caltrans

City of Oakland

Systems to be installed on new East Span structure

10/23/1998

Caltrans

Bay Bridge Bicycle/ Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Interest group meeting #6

12/1/1998

Caltrans

Public agencies; preservation groups

Mitigation measures for historic properties

12/16/1998

Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Mayor of San Francisco

Legislative parameters for eastern span

12/28/1998

Caltrans

Local Mayors

Rail service on the Bay Bridge

12/30/1998

Caltrans Seismic Advisory Board

Senator Barbara Boxer

Soil explorations

1/20/1999

Caltrans

City of Oakland, CCSF, Navy, others

Mitigation measures for historic properties

Date

From

To

Subject

1/20/1999

National Marine Fisheries Service

Caltrans

Comments on Biological Assessment

1/21/1999

Caltrans

City of Oakland

SFOBB retrofit project performance comparison

1/26/1999

Congress of the United States

Jose Medina, Caltrans Director

Consensus on alignment

1/27/1999

Caltrans

Navy

Alternative-neutral MOA

2/16/1999

Coast Guard

Federal Highway Administration

MOA

2/18/1999

Navy

Caltrans

MOA

2/21/1999

CCSF’s Treasure Island Project

U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard Station impacts

2/23/1999

U.S. Coast Guard

CCSF’s Treasure Island Project

Impacts to Coast Guard facilities on YBI

3/1/1999

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

CCSF’s Treasure Island Project

Yerba Buena Island Reuse Plan

3/4/1999

CCSF’s Treasure Island Project

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

The Bay Plan

3/5/1999

Caltrans

Save San Francisco Bay Association

Replacement vs. retrofit

3/10/1999

Caltrans

Oakland Base Reuse Authority

Oakland Touchdown park

3/11/1999

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

CCSF’s Treasure Island Project

BCDC Staff Recommendations

4/1/1999

Port of Oakland

Caltrans

Radio Point Beach

5/7/1999

Caltrans

Native Americans

Native American coordination

5/10/1999

Mayor of San Francisco

Secretary Rodney Slater

Alexandria Historic Restoration and Preservation Commission v. USDOT

5/20/1999

FHWA

CCSF’s Treasure Island Project

Report to the Council of Environmental Quality

Date

From

To

Subject

6/3/1999

U.S. Navy

Governor Gray Davis

Northern alignment concerns

6/10/1999

City of Oakland Council President

Supervisor Mary King, MTC

Oakland’s desired features for the replacement bridge

6/22/1999

U.S. Coast Guard

Federal Highway Administration

Impacts to Coast Guard operations on Yerba Buena Island

6/23/1999

Supervisor Mary King, MTC

City of Oakland Council President

Oakland’s desired features for the replacement bridge

7/13/1999

CCSF’s Treasure Island Project

Secretary Contreras-Sweet

Legal and environmental issues associated with the northern alignment

8/26/1999

U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Access dredging

8/31/1999

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Federal Highway Administration

Peregrine falcon

9/14/1999

CCSF’s Treasure Island Project

Caltrans

Quarters 1-7 and the Naval Station Treasure Island Draft Reuse Plan

9/16/1999

Secretary Rodney Slater

Mayor of San Francisco

Alexandria Historic Restoration and Preservation Commission v. USDOT

9/23/1999

National Marine Fisheries Service

Federal Highway Administration

Living marine resources and habitats consultation

10/14/1999

Caltrans

CCSF and City of Oakland

Effects evaluations and mitigation measures for historic properties

10/20/1999

10/21/1999

Federal Highway Administration

Office of Historic Preservation, ACHP, Navy, Coast Guard

Effects evaluations and mitigation measures for historic properties

10/28/1999

East Bay Municipal Utility District

Caltrans

Maintenance issues for EBMUD outfall

11/8/1999

Senator Dianne Feinstein

Governor Gray Davis

Interim retrofit, accommodation of rail, and increasing trans-bay crossing capacity.

11/19/1999

Office of Historic Preservation

Federal Highway Administration

Effect evaluations for historic properties

Date

From

To

Subject

2/3/2000

Office of Historic Preservation

Federal Highway Administration

MOA

2/4/2000

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

Caltrans

Consistency Determination

2/18/2000

Navy

Federal Highway Administration

Role of CCSF in MOA

2/29/2000

Federal Highway Administration

U.S. Navy

Role of CCSF in MOA

2/29/2000

California Transportation Commission

U.S. Navy

Navy cooperation

3/21/2000

U.S. Navy

California Transportation Commission

CCSF’s exclusion from the East Span Safety Project

3/28/2000

U.S. Navy

Federal Highway Administration

Role of CCSF in MOA

4/19/2000

ACHP

Federal Highway Administration

MOA

5/19/2000

Federal Highway Administration

Navy

MOA and land transfer

5/26/2000

Federal Highway Administration

Office of State Historic Preservation

Maritime archaeology

6/6/2000

Office Of Historic Preservation

Federal Highway Administration

Maritime archaeology

6/13/2000

Federal Highway Administration

Caltrans

Maritime archaeology

6/23/2000

Federal Highway Administration

Navy, CCSF, City of Oakland, Native Americans

Requests concurring party signatures on MOA

7/26/2000

City of Oakland

Federal Highway Administration

Objections to MOA

8/4/2000

U.S. Navy

Federal Highway Administration

MOA

8/8/2000

Department of Fish and Game

Caltrans

Review of the Biological Assessment

9/25/2000

Federal Highway Administration

City of Oakland

MOA

Date

From

To

Subject

10/31/2000

Department of the Army

Caltrans

Sediment test results

12/7/2000

Ad Hoc Committee on Seismic Ground Motion

Joseph Nicoletti, Chairman of EDAP

Review of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Final Report

12/21/2000

BCDC

Caltrans

Bridge railing height on bicycle-pedestrian path

1/22/2001

Caltrans

Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency

Conceptual Mitigation Plan for Special Aquatic Sites

2/14/2001

Caltrans

Army Corps of Engineers

Transmit Administrative FEIS and responses to Corps' comments on DEIS

2/14/2001

Caltrans

Environmental Protection Agency

Transmit Administrative FEIS and responses to EPA's comments on DEIS

2/14/2001

Caltrans

United States Coast Guard

Transmit Administrative FEIS and responses to USCG's comments on DEIS

2/27/2001

Caltrans

Navy

Transmit responses to Navy's comments on DEIS

3/22/2001

NMFS

Caltrans

Response to request for updated endangered species list

3/26/2001

USFWS

Caltrans

Response to request for updated endangered species list