Released On: December 19, 2005
Reclamation must acquire water to provide increased water deliveries to wetland habitat areas in the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys in accordance with Section 3406(d)(2) of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA). 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 associated with the proposed alternatives.
The documents are available for a 14-day comment period that ends January 3, 2006. Copies of the documents are available online at www.mp.usbr.gov/nepa/; click on the Regional Office link. Written comments should be sent to the Bureau of Reclamation, Water Acquisitions Program Manager, MP-410, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, CA 95825. For additional information or to request a printed copy of the draft documents, contact Ms. Mary Grim at 916-978-5204 (TDD 916-978-5606).
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