Proposed Ecosystem Amendment

Summary

SCH Number
2020050219
Lead Agency
Delta Stewardship Council
Document Title
Proposed Ecosystem Amendment
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Received
Project Applicant
Delta Stewardship Council

Document Description
Notice is hereby given that the Delta Stewardship Council (Council) will prepare a Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for the proposed Delta Plan Ecosystem Amendment (Proposed Project or Proposed Ecosystem Amendment), and will hold a public scoping meeting to receive comments on the scope of the PEIR, as detailed below. Consistent with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines section 15206, the Proposed Project is considered a project of statewide, regional, or areawide significance. The Council, as the lead agency, determined that the Proposed Ecosystem Amendment may result in potentially significant environmental impacts, and that a PEIR is required. The Council is proposing to amend Chapter 4 of the Delta Plan (Protect, Restore, and Enhance the Delta) to address the State and federal agencies' shift from the Bay Delta Conservation Plan to EcoRestore and provide a more comprehensive approach to ecosystem protection, restoration, and enhancement in the Delta, as required to achieve the goals and strategies described in the Delta Reform Act. The Proposed Ecosystem Amendment consists of: -Chapter 4 narrative, which include new and revised policies and recommendations'; -Three regulatory appendices (Appendices 3A and 4A and New Definitions; and Appendix 8A); -Four technical appendices (Appendix Q1-Q4); and -An appendix containing new and revised ecosystem performance measures pertinent to the coequal goal of protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem (Appendix E).

Contact Information
Harriet Lai Ross
Delta Stewardship Council
980 9th Street Suite 1500
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 445-5511
harriet.ross@deltacouncil.ca.gov

Location

Regions
Statewide
Other Location Info
Statewide - see map
Other Information
Statewide - see map

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Other Action Delta Plan Amendment
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Housing Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Tribal Cultural Resources Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects Other Energy, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Habitat Conservation Planning California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics California Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Planning California Department of Water Resources California Energy Commission California Governor's Office of Emergency Services California Highway Patrol California Natural Resources Agency California Public Utilities Commission California San Diego River Conservancy California San Joaquin River Conservancy California State Lands Commission Central Valley Flood Protection Board Colorado River Board Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of General Services Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Historic Preservation San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission Santa Monica Bay Restoration Sierra Nevada Conservancy State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance Tahoe Regional Planning Agency California Native American Heritage Commission

Attachments

Environmental Document
C__Users_rbuckmacleod_Stantec Office 365_DSC TO 006 Eco Amend CEQA - Documents_02_Admin Draft PEIR_2   PDF 1686 K
NOC
C__Users_rbuckmacleod_Stantec Office 365_DSC TO 006 Eco Amend CEQA - Documents_02_Admin Draft PEIR_2   PDF 239 K
State Comments
2020050219_NAHC Comment   PDF 269 K

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