Extension of Public Comment Period on Draft Feasibility Report for Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation

Media Contact: Pete Lucero, 916-978-5100

For Release: December 07, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation announced today an extension of the comment period for the Draft Feasibility Report on the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation to Monday, January 28. The public comment period was originally scheduled to end on Friday, December 28.

Reclamation initially released the Draft Feasibility Report in February 2012. Any additional comments from interested individuals, agencies and organizations will be accepted through January 28. All comments received will be considered as we complete the remaining engineering, environmental, economic, and financial studies and related reports.

The Draft Feasibility Report is available on Reclamation’s website at www.usbr.gov/mp/slwri/index.html. Written comments can be submitted via email to BOR-MPR-SLWRI@usbr.gov or by mail to the address below:

Katrina Chow, Project Manager Bureau of Reclamation 2800 Cottage Way, MP-720 Sacramento, CA 95825-1893

For questions, please contact Katrina Chow at 916-978-5067 or fax your request to 916-978-5094. Please direct all media calls to the Public Affairs Office at 916-978-5100. To request an electronic copy of the draft documents, contact Louis Moore at 916-978-5106 (TTY 916-978-5608) or by email at wmoore@usbr.gov. Copies of the documents may also be viewed at Reclamation’s Regional Library, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, by calling 916-978-5593. For additional information about the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation, please visit http://www.usbr.gov/mp/slwri/index.html.

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Relevant Link:

Draft Feasibility Report on the Shasta Lake Water Resources Investigation