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California Bay-Delta Public Advisory Committee Public Meeting

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the California Bay-Delta Public Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet on September 13, 2006. The agenda for the Committee meeting will include discussions with State and Federal agency representatives on the end of Stage 1 decisions and the planning for State 2 of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program, Program Plans, and the restructuring of the Committee subcommittees. The meeting will also include updates on science, Delta Vision, Delta Risk Management Strategy, and the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If reasonable accommodation is needed due to a disability, please contact Colleen Kirtlan at (916) 445-5511 or TDD (800) 735-2929 at least 1 week prior to the meeting.

ADDRESSES:

These meetings will be held at the John E. Moss Federal Building located at 650 Capitol Mall, 5th Floor, Sacramento, California.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Diane Buzzard, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, at 916-978-5022 or Julie Alvis, California Bay-Delta Authority, at 916-445-5551.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Committee was established to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior on implementation of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program. The Committee makes recommendations on annual priorities, integration of the eleven Program elements, and overall balancing of the four Program objectives of ecosystem restoration, water quality, levee system integrity, and water supply reliability. The Program is a consortium of State and Federal agencies with the mission to develop and implement a long-term comprehensive plan that will restore ecological health and improve water management for beneficial uses of the San Francisco/Sacramento and San Joaquin Bay Delta.

Committee agendas and meeting materials will be available prior to all meetings on the California Bay-Delta Authority Web site at http://calwater.ca.gov and at the meetings. These meetings are open to the public. Oral comments will be accepted from members of the public at each meeting and will be limited to 3-5 minutes.

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Authority: The Committee was established pursuant to the Department of the Interior's authority to implement the Water Supply, Reliability, and Environmental Improvement Act, P.L. 108-361; the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, 16 U.S.C. 661 et. seq.; the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1531 et. seq.; and the Reclamation Act of 1902, 43 U.S.C. 391 et seq. and the acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto, all collectively referred to as the Federal Reclamation laws, and in particular, the Central Valley Project Improvement Act, 34 U.S.C. 3401.

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Dated: August 3, 2006.

Allan Oto,

Special Projects Officer, Mid-Pacific Region, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

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[FR Doc. 06-7158 Filed 8-24-06; 8:45 am]

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