In May of 2013, the Delta Stewardship Council unanimously adopted the Delta Plan, a comprehensive, long-term management plan for the Delta that includes 14 regulatory policies that were subsequently approved by the Office of Administrative Law. Following the adoption of the Plan, several agencies and organizations filed lawsuits seeking to invalidate the plan and/or its environmental documents.
Opening briefs were filed with the court last month. The Delta Stewardship Council’s response is due to the court by April 6. The petitioner’s response briefs will then be due the following month.