Tag Archive: economic analysis

Dec 16 2013

Maven’s Minutes: Evaluating the economics of the BDCP: Dr. Thornberg reviews all the economic analyses for Metropolitan and says “From my perspective, this is a no-brainer.”

At the joint meeting of Metropolitan Water District’s Water Planning and Stewardship Committee and the Special Committee on the Bay-Delta held on December 9, Dr. Chris Thornberg, economist and founding partner of Beacon Economics, gave his opinion on the competing economic analyses of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan that have been produced by Dr. David …

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Dec 16 2013

Guest commentary: Steven Kasower – “BDCP 11 Financial Red Flags Report”

From Steven Kasower, Strategic Economic Applications Company: “Federal and State water contractors are being asked by the Brown administration to pay an additional $500 million for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan to continue work on the environmental processes, design and permitting.1 For those contractors needing to borrow funds there would be additional costs for the …

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Dec 16 2013

Wading through the economics of the BDCP: A recap of the reports, posts, fact sheets and more on the BDCP’s economic analyses

Updated June 21 with latest documents released by the BDCP. There has been much posted and written about the economic analyses for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, and if all of it is spinning your eyeballs, you’re not alone.  Here’s a recap of posts, fact sheets and other useful things related to the BDCP economic …

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Dec 04 2013

Maven’s Minutes: SDCWA BDCP Workshop: ESA regulations, the environmental review process, and “Baselines 101″

The San Diego County Water Authority (Water Authority), a member agency of Metropolitan Water District, is dependent on imported water both from the Delta and the Colorado River for up to 80% of its water supplies.  The Water Authority has been conducting workshops to inform its board members about the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP). …

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