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    Jul 28 2014

    This just in … Restore the Delta holds media call regarding close of public comment period for BDCP; Call for new draft EIR; say funding, public outreach, alternatives, science all flawed

    Earlier this morning, Restore the Delta held a media call regarding the close of the comment period for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.  On the call today, economist Dr. Jeff Michael from the University of Pacific; Alex Aliferis, Executive Director of the Contra Costa Taxpayers Association; Bob Wright, Senior Counsel for the Friends of River; …

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    Jul 28 2014

    BDCP vs. local water supply alternatives: Dr. David Sunding reviews the alternative supply analysis for Metropolitan’s Bay-Delta committee

    At the July 22nd Metropolitan Water District meeting of the Special Committee on the Bay-Delta, Dr. David Sunding of the Brattle Group gave a presentation detailing how much it would cost to implement local water supply projects rather than the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP).  He began by saying that today’s presentation would be a …

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    Jul 28 2014

    Bay Delta Conservation Plan public comment period scheduled to close tomorrow

    Just a reminder, after over seven months, the public comment period for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, the environmental documents, and the Implementing Agreement will close tomorrow. Comments on all documents must be received electronically or postmarked on or before July 29, 2014. For more information on how to submit comments, click here. Maven’s Notebook has …

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    Jul 28 2014

    Reservoir and water conditions for July 28, 2014

    Here are the latest reservoir and water conditions: 163 total views, 6 views today

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    Jul 27 2014

    What’s on the calendar this week and beyond …

    Time to open up those calendars and note any of these events that are of interest to you … Coming up this week … Brown Bag Seminar: Delta Landscape Metrics: Creating a Spatial Framework to Inform Restoration Planning: On Monday, July 28 from 12 noon to 1 pm, Robin Grossinger, Senior Scientist at the San …

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    Jul 27 2014

    Daily Digest, weekend edition: California tries to measure water use as drought worsens, State agencies can’t say if they are meeting drought goal, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins on the water bond, and more news and commentary

    Today’s top stories: California tries to measure water use as drought worsens, State agencies can’t say if they are meeting drought goal, lessons from the drought of 1976, new website dedicated to drought coverage, farmers drilling deeper for water, farmers brainstorming on water, new report warns there are no groundwater refills after underground layers collapse, …

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    Jul 16 2014

    Join Maven in photographing the 2014 California drought

    Shrunken reservoirs.  Shriveled streams.  Dead lawns and downed orchards. What are the impacts of the drought in your neighborhood?  Maven invites all interested photographers to get out in the field and photograph the California drought as you are experiencing it and seeing it happen. Send in your photos to be included in a special photo …

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    Jun 16 2014

    The internet guide to the Bay Delta Conservation Plan

    The comment period for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan will draw to a close on July 29, reaching an important milestone on the road to a decision point.  Of course, we’re not there yet.  After the public comment period closes, the comments will be considered and the substantive comments responded to, and final documents prepared.  …

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