Released On: March 12, 2004
Reclamation must acquire water to provide increased water deliveries to wetland habitat areas in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys in accordance with the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) Section 3406(d)(2). The Water Acquisition Program implements this CVPIA requirement by acquiring water to meet the prescribed refuge water supplies.
The Draft EA and FONSI were prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. The Draft EA describes the potential environmental impacts, beneficial and adverse, associated with the proposed alternatives.
The documents are available for a 30-day comment period that ends April 12, 2004. Copies of the documents are available online at: www.mp.usbr.gov/cvpia/wap/index.htm under Environmental Documents. Written comments should be sent to the Bureau of Reclamation, Water Acquisitions Program Manger, MP-410, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825-1898.
For additional information or to request a printed copy of the draft documents, contact Mary Grim at 916-978-5204 (TDD 916-978-5606).
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