Draft Environmental Impact Report
(October 2005)

Note: Also available is the Final EIR

What is an Environmental Impact Report?

The Draft 2005 LRDP Environmental Impact Report (EIR) assesses the potential environmental effects, on and off campus, related to the implementation of the Draft 2005 LRDP, UCSC's proposed land use plan for campus development over the next 15 years.

Read the Draft EIR

The Draft Environmental Impact Report has been prepared to assess impacts of the 2005 Draft LRDP. The Draft EIR is available for viewing at area libraries and can be purchased at on- and off-campus locations.

For your convenience, the document is also presented as a series of PDF files, below. (If you are having trouble viewing these PDF files in your browser or downloading them to your computer, please follow the instructions for "Primary Means of Access" on our Questions on Document and Web Access web page.)

The Draft EIR


1.0 Introduction
2.0 Summary of Environmental Impacts and Mitigation Measures
3.0 Project Description
4.0 Environmental Setting, Impacts, and Mitigation
  4.1 Aesthetics
  4.2 Agricultural Resources
  4.3 Air Quality
  4.4 Biological Resources
  4.5 Cultural Resources
  4.6 Geology, Soils, and Seismicity
  4.7 Hazards and Hazardous Materials


4.0 Environmental Setting, Impacts, and Mitigation  (continued)
  4.8 Hydrology and Water Quality
  4.9 Land Use and Planning
  4.10 Noise
  4.11 Population and Housing
  4.12 Public Services
  4.13 Recreation
  4.14 Traffic, Circulation, and Parking
  4.15 Utilities
5.0 Alternatives
6.0 Other CEQA Considerations
7.0 Consultation and Coordination
8.0 List of Preparers and Contributors


  A Notice of Preparation/Initial Study
  B Population Table
  C Special Interest Plants
  D Hydrology and Water Quality Background Information
  E Traffic Level of Service Calculations


1.0 Introduction
2.0 Infrastructure Improvements Project
3.0 Family Student Housing Redevelopment Project
4.0 2300 Delaware Avenue Project


  A Infrastructure Improvements Project Additional Graphics


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