Released On: March 28, 2012
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California remanded portions of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service BOs to their respective agencies. This EIS responds to the District Court’s order that Reclamation analyze and disclose, in accordance with NEPA, the potential impacts of implementing the Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs) developed pursuant to the remanded USFWS and NMFS BOs.
Four public scoping meetings to solicit input on issues and alternatives to be addressed in the EIS are scheduled to be held:
• Wednesday, April 25, 6-8 p.m.-Madera County Main Library, Blanche Galloway Room, 121 North G Street, Madera, CA 93637
• Thursday, April 26, 6-8 p.m.-South Coast Air Quality Management District, Room CC6, 21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, CA 91765
• Wednesday, May 2, 2-4 p.m.-John E. Moss Federal Building, Stanford Room, 650 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
• Thursday, May 3, 6-8 p.m.-Yuba County Government Center, Board of Supervisors Chambers, 915 Eighth Street, Marysville, CA 95901
Written comments associated with the Notice of Intent and the scoping process must be received by close of business on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, and should be mailed to Janice Piñero, Endangered Species Act Specialist, Bureau of Reclamation, Bay-Delta Office, 801 I Street, Suite 140, Sacramento, CA 95814-2536; faxed to 916-414-2439; or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, please contact Ms. Piñero at 916-414-2428 or e-mail email@example.com. Project updates will be made available on Reclamation’s Bay-Delta Office website at www.usbr.gov/mp/BayDeltaOffice.
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