DELTA STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL: Three amendments to Delta Plan adopted

The Delta Stewardship Council adopts amendments to the Delta Plan regarding conveyance, levee prioritization, and performance measures At the April meeting of the Delta Stewardship Council, Councilmembers voted 5-2 to certify the environmental impact report and adopt three amendments to the Delta Plan.  The amendments, in development for years, address the prioritization of state investments in Delta levees, Delta conveyance, […]

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Delta Stewardship Council begins development of an ecosystem amendment to the Delta Plan

The planned amendment to the Delta Plan’s Chapter 4 will incorporate new scientific information developed since 2013 At the time the Delta Plan was adopted in 2013, the state was pursuing a comprehensive approach to infrastructure and habitat restoration through the Bay Delta Conservation Planning (BDCP) process.  The Delta Plan, as written at the time, anticipated that many of the […]

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THIS JUST IN … Delta Plan Amendments Program Environmental Impact Report Available for Public Review and Comment

From the Delta Stewardship Council: Today, Nov. 1, 2017, the Delta Stewardship Council (Council), pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), released the Delta Plan Amendments Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for a 47-day public review and comment period. As part of this release, Council staff is hosting two public open houses today and tomorrow, one in Stockton […]

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A review of pending Delta Plan Amendments

Delta Stewardship Council’s Dan Ray briefs the California Water Commission on pending Delta Plan amendments for conveyance, storage, and operations, and investments in Delta levees At the March meeting of the California Water Commission, Dan Ray, Chief Deputy Executive Officer of the Delta Stewardship Council, updated the Commission members on new amendments to the Delta Plan that are currently under […]

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This just in … Delta Stewardship Council issues statement on court’s tentative Delta Plan ruling

From the Delta Stewardship Council: Statement of Jessica Pearson, Executive Officer: While the Sacramento Superior Court’s May 19th ruling upheld significant aspects of the Council’s Delta Plan, the tentative ruling from today unfortunately moves to set aside the Delta Plan until specified revisions are completed. At the same time, the Court validated the Council’s role in creating an enforceable Delta […]

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This just in … Court issues clarification on Delta Plan ruling

“To be clear, the Delta Plan is invalid and must be set aside until proper revisions are completed.” The Sacramento Superior Court has issued a tentative ruling on multiple parties requests for clarification of the recent ruling on the Delta Stewardship Council’s Delta Plan. In May of 2013, the Council adopted a Delta Plan containing 14 regulatory policies and 73 […]

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Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee, Pt. 1: Actionable Delta Science & a very brief update on Cal Water Fix and Cal Eco Restore

The interagency committee charged with implementation of the Delta Plan endorses a list of high priority science actions for the Delta As implementation of the first Delta Plan enters its third year, the Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee held the first of two semi-annual meetings on May 11, 2015. The Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee (DPIIC) is comprised of eighteen […]

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Delta Stewardship Council posts opposition brief to lawsuits challenging Delta Plan

From the Delta Stewardship Council: On May 16, 2013 the Delta Stewardship Council unanimously adopted the Delta Plan (after certifying the Delta Plan EIR). On May 17, 2013 the Council unanimously adopted the Delta Plan implementing regulations, which are based on the fourteen “policies” contained in the Delta Plan. The regulations were approved by the Office of Administrative Law on […]

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Setting the agenda for science in the Delta

Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee members agree to accept interim science action agenda and return in six months with a list of their science priorities (Note: This is part 2 of coverage from the Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee meeting.  For part 1, go here: California Water Action Plan implementation coordination and progress; Integrating flood and ecosystem planning in the […]

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California Water Action Plan implementation coordination and progress; Integrating flood and ecosystem planning in the Yolo Bypass

Janelle Beland and Kris Tjernell from the California Natural Resources Agency brief the Delta Plan Interagency Implementation Committee on the progress in implementing the California Water Action Plan and the efforts to integrate flood and ecosystem planning in the Yolo Bypass. The Delta Reform Act of 2009 created the Delta Stewardship Council and charged it with developing a comprehensive plan […]

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