Tag Archive: John Laird

Jun 04 2013

Maven’s Minutes from the press conference: Natural Resources Agency releases remaining draft BDCP documents; includes costs, benefits, and funding information

Using the Silicon Valley as a backdrop, the Brown Administration held a press conference and media call on May 30th to discuss the release of the final chapters of the draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan, which include the highly anticipated information on the costs and the benefits of the Plan, as well as the details …

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Apr 17 2013

Secretary Laird responds to legislators regarding the “Portfolio Based Conceptual Alternative”


Secretary of Natural Resources John Laird has responded to legislator’s demands that the BDCP consider the ‘Portfolio-Based Conceptual Alternative’. Mr. Laird writes that the state already has as its goal further advancement in water conservation and recycling as important components of an Integrated Water Management approach.  He points to the recent Integrated Water Management Summit …

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Mar 19 2013

Maven’s Minutes: California Water Policy Seminar Series continues with Secretary John Laird: "Will We Actually Be Able to Decide Something?"

On February 25th, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences featured Secretary of California Natural Resources Agency John Laird as the speaker in the continuing California Water Policy Seminar Series.  Secretary Laird has long been active in water politics, having served on both the local level and as a state Assemblyman.  He has been a champion …

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Sep 25 2012

Maven's Minutes: John Laird talks about pork, the water bond, and Bay Delta Conservation Plan

John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources, recently spoke at a meeting in Loomis, where he discussed the water bond and the Bay Delta Conservation Plan. After opening with some stories from his days in the legislature and praise for the establishment and achievements of the Sierra Conservancy, John Laird talked about the water bond.  Now …

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