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Released On: March 05, 2012

Public Meeting Scheduled on Central Valley Project Improvement Act Annual Work Plans for Fiscal Year 2012

The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 15, 2012, to present the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) Annual Work Plans for fiscal year (FY) 2012. The meeting will be held:

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 1–4 p.m.
2800 Cottage Way, Cafeteria Conference Room, C-1001

At the meeting, presentations will be made on the following CVPIA Annual Work Plans for FY 2012:

  • Introductions and Opening Remarks:                                                   1:00–1:20 p.m.
  • Red Bluff Diversion Dam – Section 3406(b)(10)                                 1:20–1:45 p.m.
  • Anadromous Fish Restoration Program – Section 3406(b)(1)        1:45–2:25 p.m.
  • Trinity River Restoration Program – Section 3406(b)(23)                 2:25–2:55 p.m.
  • Habitat Restoration Program – Section 3406(b)(1) “other”              2:55–3:15 p.m.
  • CVP Spawning Gravel Program – Section 3406(b)(13)                    3:15–3:35 p.m.
  • Refuge Water Supply, Conveyance, and Construction Program     3:35–4:00 p.m.

Sections 3406(b)(3) and (d)(1, 2, & 5)

The CVPIA Annual Work Plans for FY 2012 will be available in hard copy at the meeting and online after Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at http://www.usbr.gov/mp/cvpia/docs_reports/index.html. Under the heading, “Draft CVPIA Annual Work Plans,” please click on “FY 2012.”

For additional information, please contact Shana Kaplan, Reclamation, Division of Resources Management, at 916-978-5190 or skaplan@mp.usbr.gov, or Dr. Cesar Blanco, USFWS, CVPIA Implementation Division, at
916-978-6190 or cesar_blanco@fws.gov.

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