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    Tag Archive: Jerry Meral

    Nov 25 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: Jerry Meral makes a case for the BDCP to the Redding City Council, and speaks to Northern California concerns

    At their request, the Redding City Council heard a presentation by Dr. Jerry Meral, Deputy Director of the California Natural Resources Agency, on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan at a special meeting held on November 18, 2013.  During his presentation, Jerry Meral explained why the administration felt the BDCP was needed, as well as addressed …

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    Aug 13 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: Officials present the draft Statewide Economic Impact Study at BDCP Finance Working Group meeting

    On August 5, the Brown Administration released a draft Statewide Economic Impact Study that estimated that implementation of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) would result in positive economic benefits to residents statewide of $4.8 to $5.4 billion.  Some of those benefits include the creation of 177,000 construction and habitat restoration jobs, the avoidance of …

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    Jul 25 2013

    Radio show transcript: Jerry Meral and Jonas Minton discuss the Bay Delta Conservation Plan

    Earlier this week on West Marin Community Radio’s show, Post Carbon Radio, Deputy Director of Natural Resources Agency Jerry Meral and the Planning and Conservation League’s Jonas Minton had a congenial debate on the merits of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan. Here’s a transcript of the program.  For ease of reading, the host comments will …

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    Mar 25 2013

    Maven’s Minutes: Jerry Meral faces a tough crowd at the first of three Bay Delta Conservation Plan public meetings

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    On March 20th, a public meeting to review the first four chapters of the preliminary draft of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan took place in West Sacramento.  It was the first chance for the public to ask questions about the newly released documents, and with an estimated 150 people in attendance, there were many. Jerry …

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    Feb 28 2013

    Maven's Minutes: The Delta Stewardship Council hears from Jerry Meral on the BDCP's proposed governance structure, the challenge of an integrated state-federal water project, funding, and more

    At the February 21, 2013 meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, Jerry Meral from the California Natural Resources Agency updated the Council on the proposed governance structure for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.  Jerry Meral spoke about the complexities of an integrated state and federal water project, adaptive management and the role of the stakeholder …

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    Feb 18 2013

    Blog round-up: Delta smelt cutbacks, smaller tunnels, the BDCP, and the water bond, plus jobs!

    Off again, on again:  The big news last week was Tuesday’s press conference that had agency officials announcing that restrictions put in place to protect the Delta smelt had caused 700,000 acre-feet to flow out to the ocean instead of down the aqueducts, only to quietly turn the pumps back on later that day.The Delta …

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    Dec 05 2012

    Maven's Minutes: At the BDCP Nov 29 public meeting, a glimpse of the BDCP's operating criteria, a cost benefit analysis to be conducted, stakeholders discuss participation and more

    “We don’t have what all of you want, which is the proposed project,” began Jerry Meral.  “We’re not there yet.” However, it is important to continue the public meetings and give as much of an update as possible, he said.  A draft document will hopefully be available for public review at the end of January …

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    Aug 30 2012

    Maven’s Minutes: The Bay-Delta Conservation Plan public meeting, August 29th, 2012

    The following is a rundown of what happened at the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan public meeting held on August 29th, 2012.  These are highlights only, and is a record of most of what happened; however, it is not meant to be a complete record or a compete transcript of the meeting.  I listened in on the …

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    Aug 30 2012

    Maven's Minutes: The Bay-Delta Conservation Plan public meeting, August 29th, 2012

    The following is a rundown of what happened at the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan public meeting held on August 29th, 2012.  These are highlights only, and is a record of most of what happened; however, it is not meant to be a complete record or a compete transcript of the meeting.  I listened in on the …

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