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Governor Brown and Obama Administration Outline Path Forward for BDCP

7/25/2012 10:00:00 AM

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Assistant Administrator for Fisheries Eric Schwaab today outlined revisions to the proposed Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) that, along with a full range of alternative proposals, will undergo a rigorous public environmental review in the coming months. In announcing the path forward for an enhanced BDCP process, the officials emphasized that California’s water system is unsustainable from an environmental and economic perspective, and that the BDCP is a key part of a comprehensive solution to achieve the dual goals of a reliable water supply for California and a healthy California Bay Delta ecosystem that supports the State’s economy.

Review materials from the July 25, 2012 joint announcement regarding the proposed path forward for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan and California's water future. 

Press Release

California's Water Future Framework Brochure

Joint Announcement Q&A

July 16, 2012 Joint Recommendations Working Draft

Current Conditions for Fish Compared to the BDCP - Fact Sheet

Announcement Audio Recording

Announcement Video - Short (34.6MB)

Announcement Video - Long (190 MB)

KQED Radio Segment - 7/26/12

Announcement Poster Board Displays

 

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