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Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents for the Issuance of Central Valley Project Interim Renewal Contract for the City of Tracy

Media Contact: Shane Hunt, 916-978-5100,

For Release: January 08, 2016

FRESNO, Calif. -The Bureau of Reclamation has released the final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the issuance of a Central Valley Project Interim Renewal Contract for the City of Tracy.

Interim renewal contacts are under the authority of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act to provide a bridge between the expiration of the original long-term water service contracts and long-term renewal of those contracts. The City of Tracy’s interim renewal contract would be renewed for up to two years beginning March 1, 2016.

The Final EA/FONSI were prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, and are available at If you encounter problems accessing the document, please call 916-978-5100 (TTY 800-877-8339) or email

For additional information or to request a copy of the Final EA and/or FONSI, please contact Molly Burns at 559-487-5131, TTY 800-877-8339.

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