Environmental Law & Policy Alerts – Update from Somach, Simmons & Dunn

April 2, 2020

Department of Fish and Wildlife Issues Incidental Take Permit to Department of Water Resources Allowing for the Long-Term Operation of the State Water Project

Today the California Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a much-anticipated new incidental take permit (ITP) allowing the California Department of Water Resources to continue operating the State Water Project (SWP) for the next ten years.  The ITP authorizes changed SWP operations from existing conditions and provides take coverage for four fish species listed under the California Endangered Species Act. … Read More

Written by Kyler C. Rayden