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Open House/Scoping Meetings Scheduled on Long-Term Plan for Protecting Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River

Media Contact: Erin Curtis, 916-978-5100, 07/14/2015 16:25

For Release: July 14, 2015

SHASTA LAKE, Calif. - The Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled four open house/public scoping meetings to begin preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the effects of the Long-Term Plan for the Protection of Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River. The lower Klamath River is located in Humboldt and Del Norte counties, Calif.

The purpose of the scoping meetings is to solicit early input from the public regarding the development of alternatives to be evaluated and their potential environmental impacts. The scoping meetings will be held in:

Arcata, Calif.: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Red Roof Inn, 4975 Valley West Blvd.

Weaverville, Calif.: Thursday, Aug. 6, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Trinity County Library, 351 Main Street

Klamath Falls, Ore.: Tuesday, Aug. 11, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Shilo Inn, 2500 Almond Street

Sacramento, Calif.: Wednesday, Aug. 12, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Cafeteria Conf. Rooms C-1001&1002, 2800 Cottage Way

The open house will start at 5:30 p.m. At 6 p.m., there will be a brief presentation. The open house will resume after the presentation and continue until 7 p.m.

Written comments will be accepted at the scoping meetings or may be mailed to Paul Zedonis, Bureau of Reclamation, Northern California Area Office, 16349 Shasta Dam Blvd., Shasta Lake, CA 96019 or emailed to Written comments must be received by close of business Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. For more information, please contact Zedonis at 530-275-1554 (TTY 800-877-8339).

To request special assistance to attend an open house/scoping meeting, please contact Zedonis at the number listed above at least five days prior to the open house/scoping meeting.

Information regarding the draft Long-Term Plan is available at

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