Delta Stewardship Council adopts final Delta Plan, 7-0

From the Delta Stewardship Council:

DSCLogo“After eight drafts, almost 100 public meetings, and nearly 10,000 individual comments, the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) Thursday (May 16) adopted a comprehensive management plan for the Delta. The Council also certified the final Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (PEIR), and adopted regulations that will implement the policies of the Delta Plan.

“State law told us to develop a legally enforceable Delta Plan that will guide state and local agency actions on water use and the Delta environment,” said Delta Stewardship Council Chair Phil Isenberg. “We will now be able to focus on implementing the policies and recommendations that will help achieve the State’s coequal goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting,restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem while protecting the unique values of the Delta as an evolving place.”
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