Draft Environmental Documents Available for the Transfer of Water Between Contra Costa Water District and Byron Bethany Irrigation District

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FRESNO, Calif. – The Bureau of Reclamation today announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the proposed transfer of up to 4,000 acre-feet of Central Valley Project water, facilitated by a storage substitution.

The Draft EA/FONSI were prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act and are available online at http://www.usbr.gov/mp/nepa/nepa_projdetails.cfm?Project_ID=18781. If you encounter problems accessing the documents, please call 916-978-5100 or email mppublicaffairs@usbr.gov.

Comments are due by close of business Tuesday, August 26. Please email comments to Rain Emerson at remerson@usbr.gov. Written comments may also be mailed to Rain Emerson, Bureau of Reclamation, 1243 N Street, Fresno, CA 93721 or faxed at 559-487-5397.

For additional information or to request a copy of the Draft EA/FONSI, please contact Emerson at 559-487-5196 (TTY 800-735-2929). Copies of the Draft EA/FONSI may also be viewed at Reclamation’s Fresno office at the above address.

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