Lower Yolo Bypass Restoration Project

12 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011032001
Lead Agency
State and Federal Contractors Water Agency
Document Title
Lower Yolo Bypass Restoration Project
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Agriculture and Flood Control Management / A-P (Agricultural Preserve); A-1; Delta Protection Overlay (DPO)

Document Description
The Project is being undertaken in cooperation with the CA DWR and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation as partial fulfillment of the 8,000-acre tidal restoration targets contained within the Reasonable and Prudent Alternative of the 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Delta Smelt Biological Opinion, and referenced in the 2009 National Marine Fisheries Service Salmonid Biological Opinion, and referenced in the 2009 National Marine Fisheries Service Salmonid Biological Opinion, issued for continuing operations of DWR's State Water Project (SWP) and the Reclamation's Central Valley Project (CVP). The Project may also serve as partial fulfillment of tidal restoration objectives anticipated under the forthcoming Bay Delta Conservation Plan. SFCWA proposes to convert existing agricultural lands to wetlands, thereby creating about 1,226 acres of perennial emergent marsh (tidal).

Contact Information
Tara Beltran
State and Federal Contractors Water Agency
1121 L Street, Suite 806
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 476-5056

Location

Counties
Yolo
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
Near junction of Levee & Delhi roads; and County Road 155, east of County Road 104
Parcel #
numerous
Waterways
Shag Slough/Tule Canal Yolo Bypass

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Wetlands Restoration)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Wetlands Restoration
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Public Services Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: GHG
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Resources Agency California Department of Conservation

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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