DVF Letter to John Laird, Calif. Secretary for Natural Resources

Heron-Blue-3March 27, 2013

Dear Secretary Laird:

Congratulations on beginning the release of the Administrative Draft Bay-Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP). The Administrative Draft is a significant accomplishment for the Natural Resources Agency and its departments and it provides a comprehensive scientific basis for development of an overall Delta solution. The Delta Vision Foundation (DVF) preliminary review of the initial chapters finds that it is advancing important elements of a plan to address the challenges in the Delta. However, it falls short of the linked-actions approach set forth in the Delta Vision Strategic Plan and is insufficient to achieve the Two Co-Equal Goals …

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