Environmental Law & Policy Alert – Update from Somach Simmons & Dunn

December 12, 2023

Sacramento/Delta Amendments to the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan: Public Comment Process and Next Steps The San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Bay-Delta) is a vast and unique watershed, encompassing thousands of miles of land stretching from the northern reaches of the Sacramento River and its tributaries, down to the coastal waters of the San Francisco Bay area in the west, and the San Joaquin River and its tributaries to the southeast. The Sacramento Delta, which begins at the headwaters of the northern tributaries to the Sacramento River, down to the area just below the confluence of the Calaveras River and the San Joaquin River, supports both fertile farmlands and a variety of native fish and wildlife species. It has become the focal point for some of California’s most notable water policy debates … Read More

Written by Kelly M. Doyle