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    Tag Archive: Delta Plan

    Jun 02 2014

    How the Bay Delta Conservation Plan addresses the goals and objectives of the Delta Reform Act and the Delta Plan

    At the May 29th meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, the main agenda item for the day was for the Council to finalize their comments that will be submitted on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) and its environmental documents. To set the stage for the discussion that would follow, the Council first received three …

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    Jan 29 2014

    ESTUARY News: One estuary, many plans

    The latest online issue of ESTUARY News sums up two days of presentations and discussions on the 2013 State of the Estuary conference, held last October in Oakland.  Here’s my coverage of a panel moderated by the State Water Board’s Felicia Marcus which featured Mark Cowin from the Department of Water Resources, Chris Knopp from …

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    Dec 02 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: Delta Stewardship Council meeting, part 1: Preparing for the BDCP review, the California Water Action Plan, and implementing the Delta Plan

    The Delta Stewardship Council held a two-day meeting in November 21-22, 2013. On the agenda for this meeting was the upcoming review of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) documents, a follow-up on the habitat restoration report released earlier this year, an update on the progress being made on the Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee, …

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    Nov 07 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: State of the Estuary Panel Discussion: One estuary, many plans: How will they fit together?

    The 11th Biennial State of the Estuary conference held in October, 2013, brought together the leaders from the state’s resource agencies to discuss the multiple planning processes going on and share their views on how these processes will work together. The panel discussion, One Estuary, Many Plans: How Will They Work Together?, was moderated by …

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    Nov 04 2013

    A primer on Delta and statewide planning projects

    With the release of the Governor’s California Water Action Plan, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of planning processes currently underway. Just how many?  It’s easy to lose count.  Currently, there are three major planning efforts focused on the Delta: The Delta Plan, the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, and the Bay Delta …

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    Nov 04 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: Covered Actions process begins, Delta Plan Implementation Committee update, and other notes from the Delta Stewardship Council’s October meeting

    At the October meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, staff updated the Council on the covered actions regulatory process and the status of the Delta Plan Implementation Committee. Covered Actions regulatory process now underway With the Delta Plan’s regulations becoming effective the first of September, the Delta Stewardship Council is ‘open for business’ in terms …

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    Sep 23 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: Updates from the Delta Regional Forum, part 1: The Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan, the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan, and the Delta Plan

    On September 19, the Department of Water Resources held a Delta regional forum as part of the update to the California Water Plan.  Part of the forum was dedicated to updates on some of the relevant planning processes currently underway involving the Delta.  This post will cover the information presented regarding the Bay Delta Water …

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    Aug 28 2013

    This just in … Final Delta Plan is now posted

    The Delta Stewardship Council has posted the Final Delta Plan at the Council website – you can access the document by clicking here.   512 total views, no views today

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    Aug 27 2013

    Delta Plan update: Final Delta Plan regulations, online consistency determinations, and early consultations

    At the August 22nd Delta Stewardship Council Meeting, Cindy Messer, Deputy Executive Officer, and Keith Coolidge, Executive Manager of External Affairs, updated the Council on how the Council staff is preparing for implementation of the Delta Plan. Final Plan and Regulations: The Delta Plan’s final 14 regulations are now listed in the California Code of Regulations and …

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    Aug 12 2013

    Office of Administrative Law approves regulations; Delta Plan to take effect on September 1

    This just in from the Delta Stewardship Council: the Office of Administrative Law has approved the Delta Plan’s fourteen regulations, paving the way for their implementation to take effect on September 1st.  The new regulations apply to projects undertaken by state and local agencies that occur at least in part in the Delta. “These 14 …

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    Jul 24 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: Phil Isenberg updates the California Water Commission on the Delta Plan, and the role of the Council in regards to the BDCP

    The Delta Stewardship Council’s role regarding the BDCP, as well as the multiple lawsuits filed over the Delta Plan were some of the topics discussed as Phil Isenberg, Chair of the Delta Stewardship Council, updated the California Water Commission on the status of the Delta Plan at their July 17 meeting. Mr. Isenberg began by …

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    Jul 01 2013

    News worth noting: Delta Independent Science Board weighs in on the BDCP’s EIR, emergency and non-emergency rulemaking, Central Coast irrigated lands, and July is water smart month

    The Delta Independent Science Board sends a letter regarding the draft EIR of the BDCP, and they don’t mince words on what they expect to see in the upcoming public draft.  Recommendations include describing how the regulatory agencies are handling the dual roles of preparer and regulator, evaluating options that include reducing reliance on water …

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    Jun 25 2013

    Blog round-up: Bloggers on Delta Plan lawsuits, the BDCP, and regional issues, plus data visualizations, Aquapedia, a super cool party trick, and more!

    Welcome to Tuesday’s blog round-up!  This week’s round-up is action packed, so let’s get started. So why did the exporters sue over the Delta Plan?  Alex Breitler says the topic has come up:  “The question came up at yesterday’s local Advisory Water Commission meeting: Why did water exporters sue over the Delta Plan? Delta-area folks …

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    Jun 18 2013

    Court documents: Yet another lawsuit against the Delta Plan (updated)

    There are so many of them, it’s easy to lose track!  The latest lawsuit, filed last Friday in Sacramento County Superior Court by the North Coast Rivers Alliance, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, San Francisco Crab Boat Owners Associations and Winnemem Wintu (McCloud River) Tribe, alleges the recently-adopted Delta Plan and PEIR violate CEQ …

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    Jun 18 2013

    Blog round-up: Reusing tunnel muck, changing BDCP baselines, BDCP costs, north-south water wars, Temperance Flat, endangered water reporters, God’s bathtub and more!

    Reusing tunnel muck:  The SFPUC’s Hetch Hetchy upgrade includes boring a tunnel underneath the San Francisco Bay, and the project has been able to virtually reuse all of the excavated “tunnel muck,” writes the BDCP blog:  ” … To be sure, tunneling can produce a lot of material. And the San Francisco Bay project suggests …

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