[env-trinity] Reclamation Announces 2-Year Interim Renewal CVP Water Service Contracts Available for Public Review

Byron Leydecker bwl3 at comcast.net
Fri Nov 5 10:16:08 PDT 2010


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Mid-Pacific Region
Sacramento, CA



Media Contact:  Pete Lucero, 916-978-5100, plucero at usbr.gov


For Release On:  November 5, 2010  


Reclamation Announces 2-Year Interim Renewal CVP Water Service Contracts
Available for Public Review and Comment


The Bureau of Reclamation and six Central Valley Project contractors will be
executing 2-year interim renewal contracts effective March 1, 2011, through
February 28, 2013.  The existing contracts expire on February 28, 2011.
This action is dependent upon the final National Environmental Policy Act
documentation and Endangered Species Act compliance.  


The draft contracts for the cities of Avenal, Coalinga, and Huron; the
California Department of Fish and Game; Panoche Water District; and San Luis
Water District are available for a 60-day public review and comment period.
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Endangered Species Act (ESA)
compliance is final for the first four contractors.  Contracts for the
Panoche and San Luis Water Districts, while available for review, are
dependent upon NEPA and ESA findings. 


The six draft contracts are available at
http://www.usbr.gov/mp/cvpia/3404c/lt_contracts/2011_int_cts/index.html.  If
you encounter problems accessing the draft contracts please call
916-978-5100 or e-mail mppublicaffairs at usbr.gov.


Written comments must be received by close of business Tuesday, January 4,
2011, and should be sent to Karen Hall, Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage
Way, MP-440, Sacramento, CA  95825.  Comments may also be e-mailed to
khall at usbr.gov or faxed to 916-978-5292.


For additional information or to request a copy of the draft contracts,
please contact Ms. Hall at 
916-978-5254 (TTY 916-978-5608). 

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Reclamation is the largest wholesale water supplier and the second largest
producer of hydroelectric power in the United States, with operations and
facilities in the 17 Western States.  Its facilities also provide
substantial flood control, recreation, and fish and wildlife benefits.
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Byron Leydecker, JcT

Chair, Friends of Trinity River

PO Box 2327

Mill Valley, CA 94942-2327

415 383 4810 land

415 519 4810 mobile

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