Governor Brown, Obama Administration commit to October 1st deadline for draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan and environmental documents

From the Office of Governor Jerry Brown:

“The State of California and the Obama Administration today agreed to a formal deadline of October 1, 2013 for the release of the draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) and accompanying environmental documents for public review and comment. The BDCP will enable the state to make significant progress toward achieving the co-equal goals of securing California’s water supply and restoring the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem.

“One calamitous storm or natural disaster—driven by climate change—could jeopardize the entire Delta, destroy its ecosystem and cut off water to 25 million Californians,” said Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. “This agreement with our federal partners moves us another step closer to being more prepared for an uncertain future in California.” … “

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