Monterey Bay Regional Water Project

Staff Update - February 2019

The Commission and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, as lead agencies under the California Environmental Quality Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, anticipate releasing the joint draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the Monterey Bay Regional Water Project (Project) for public review in the third or fourth quarter of 2019. This revised schedule allows time for additional studies on the benthic environment and evaluation of alternative subsurface options.

Notice of Preparation / Notice of Intent - June 2015

CEQA Documents

Contact

A CD version of the Final Environmental Document and any CEQA documents prior to 2001 may be requested from:

California State Lands Commission
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825
Attn: Laura Miller
(916) 574-1911

Abbreviations Used

APTR = Analysis of Impacts to Public Trust Resources and Values
CEQA = California Environmental Quality Act
EA = Environmental Assessment
EIR = Environmental Impact Report
EIS = Environmental Impact Statement
FONSI = Finding of No Significant Impact
IS = Initial Study
MND = Mitigated Negative Declaration
ND = Negative Declaration
NEPA = National Environmental Policy Act
NOI = Notice of Intent
NOP = Notice of Preparation