Consider Approval of a Temporary Addendum to the 1997 Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Los Angeles, the County of Inyo,

Summary

SCH Number
2015078075
Lead Agency
California State Lands Commission
Document Title
Consider Approval of a Temporary Addendum to the 1997 Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Los Angeles, the County of Inyo,
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/1/2015

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife; the State Lands commission, the Owens Valley Committee, and the Sierra Club, for a One-Time, Temporary Modification to Requirements Related to the Flow of Water to the Owens River Delta Habitat Area to Allow One-Time Temporary Drought Relief to Mitigate Severe Local Water Supply Consequences - W 26264 Authorize the Executive Officer to approve a Temporary Addendum to the 1997 Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the County of Inyo, the CDFW, the California State Lands Commission, the Sierra Club, the Owens Valley Committee, the Carla Scheidlinger, that will reduce flows to the Lower Owens River Delta Habitat Area and make other reductions to the Lower Owens River Project until April 1, 2016, to provide irrigation water to ranchers in Inyo County in response to the drought.

Contact Information
Pamela Griggs
California State Lands Commission
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825-8202

Phone : (916) 574-1900

Location

Counties
Inyo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15269
Reasons for Exemption
Temporary Addendum to the 1997 Memorandum of Understanding is exempt from the requirements of CEQA as a statutorily exempt project. The project is exempt because it involves a specific action to prevent or mitigate an emergency.
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