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Released On: November 22, 2005

Comment Period Extended for Environmental Document for Renewal of San Luis Unit CVP Long-Term Water Service Contracts
The 45-day public review and comment period for the San Luis Unit Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed long-term Central Valley Project (CVP) water service contracts has been extended from November 25, 2005 to December 16, 2005.

Written comments on the Draft EIS must be received by close of business on Friday, December 16, 2005, and should be sent to: Mr. Shane Hunt, Bureau of Reclamation, South-Central California Area Office, 1243 N Street, Fresno, CA 93721. Comments may also be e-mailed to shunt@mp.usbr.gov. For additional information or to request a copy of the draft document, please contact Mr. Hunt at 559-487-5138, TDD 559-487-5933. The Draft EIS is also available online at http://www.usbr.gov/mp/nepa/nepa_projdetails.cfm?Project_ID=63.

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