Pacific Southwest Region
California, Nevada and Klamath Basin

Public Meeting Scheduled On Central Valley Project Improvement Act Annual Work Plans

Feb 03, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 3, 2011
 
Media Contacts:
Pete Lucero, Reclamation, 916-978-5100, plucero@usbr.gov
Erica Szlosek, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, 916-978-6159, erica_szlosek@fws.gov


Public Meeting Scheduled On CVPIA Annual Work Plans

The Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will hold a public meeting on Thursday, February 17, 2011, to present their Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) Annual Work Plans for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011.  Reclamation and Service staff will make presentations on the following CVPIA Annual Work Plans:

       - Anadromous Fish Restoration Program - Section 3406 (b)(1)
       - Contra Costa Canal Pumping Plant - Section 3406 (b)(5)
       - Red Bluff Diversion Dam – Section 3406 (b)(10)
       - Anadromous Fish Screen Program - Section 3406 (b)(21)
       - Trinity River Restoration Program- Section 3406 (b)(1)“other” & (b)(23)
       - Refuge Water Supply Program – Section 3406 (d)(1), (2) and (5)

The meeting will be held 1- 4 p.m., Thursday, February 17, 2011, in Sacramento at:  

Federal Building, 2800 Cottage Way
Sacramento
Conference Room C-1001 and 1002

The CVPIA Annual Work Plans for FY 2011 are available online at http://www.usbr.gov/mp/cvpia/docs_reports/awp/2011/index.html.  For additional information, please contact Evelyn Erlandsen in Reclamation’s Resources Management Division at 916-978-5214 or e-mail her at eerlandsen@usbr.gov
 
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