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Corps to discuss Delta islands and levees feasibility study

By February 08, 2013

SACRAMENTO The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host two public meetings this month about its ongoing Delta islands and levees feasibility study of critical water resources issues in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

The public meetings, scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg and 2-4 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento, are intended to provide a public forum to explain the Corps’ feasibility study process and what it aims to achieve.

The feasibility study will inform the Corps’ and state of California’s efforts to address a variety of critical issues in the Delta, including ecosystem restoration and flood risk management. Study costss are shared with the state.

The draft environmental impact statement outlining the potential impacts of proposed solutions is scheduled to be available for public review and comment in 2014. The array of potential measures and program alternatives will be determined based on information received during the scoping process and other associated studies.

In addition to providing comments at the public scoping meetings, written comments can be submitted by mail to 1325 J St., Sacramento 95814 or by e-mail to [email protected].

U.s. Army Corps Of Engineers

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