By Karla Nemeth
California Natural Resources Agency
After seven years of discussion and analysis, state and federal agencies have posted for public information an evaluation of alternative ways to address water supply reliability and ecosystem restoration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, including effects on the natural and human environments.
The 20,000-page consultant draft environmental impact report/environmental impact statement (EIR/EIS) on the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) is available here. It details the potential effects of the plan and alternatives on water supplies, air quality, agriculture, recreation, transportation, land use, and other aspects of the natural and human environments. ...