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Released On: July 23, 2013

Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for Temporary Water Transfer from Clear Creek Community Service District to the Orland-Artois Water District

SHASTA LAKE, Calif. -- The Bureau of Reclamation today released final environmental documents for the approval of the temporary transfer of up to 5,000 acre-feet of Central Valley Project water from the Clear Creek Community Service District to the Orland-Artois Water District, which is served by the Tehama-Colusa Canal, from July through October 2013.

The Draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact were released for public comment from June 28 to July 12. There were no comments.   

The Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact 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=14104. If you encounter problems accessing the documents online, please call 916-978-5100 or email mppublicaffairs@usbr.gov.

For additional information or to request a copy of the Final EA and FONSI, please contact Zedonis at pzedonis@usbr.gov, 530-276-2047, or TTY 530-275-8991. Copies of the documents may also be viewed at Reclamation's Northern California Area Office at the above address.

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