Released On: November 03, 2010
The Bureau of Reclamation has released a Draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact regarding a transfer of water from the San Luis Canal Company to Panoche Water District.
Under the proposal, up to 5,000 acre-feet per year of Central Valley Project water would be transferred from the San Luis Canal Company, from March 1, 2011 through December 31, 2020. It would be conveyed in existing facilities, under the Eastside Bypass and through an existing siphon, to the headworks of new conveyance facilities that would be constructed for the transfer to the Panoche Water District.
The Draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact (Draft EA/FONSI) were prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act and are available at http://www.usbr.gov/mp/nepa/nepa_projdetails.cfm?Project_ID=6476. If you encounter problems accessing the documents online, please call 916-978-5100 or e-mail mpPublicAffairs@usbr.gov.
Written comments must be received by close of business Thursday, December 2, 2010, and should be sent to Patti Clinton, Bureau of Reclamation, South-Central California Area Office, 1243 N Street, Fresno, CA 93721. Comments may also be faxed to Ms. Clinton at 559-487-5194 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information or to request a copy of the Draft EA/FONSI, please contact Ms. Clinton at 559-487-5127, TTY 800-735-2929. Copies of the draft documents may also be viewed at Reclamation's Fresno office at the above address.
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