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WATERSHED CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

Joint Powers Authority 

WCA serves communities in our region through the conservation and preservation of open space and through the improvement of access to parks and trails. By working with nature in our plans and projects we seek to enhance local water resources, native plant habitats, wildlife, and to advance the overall quality of life in both our natural and urban communities.
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    Public Scoping for the San Gabriel River Confluence with Cattle Canyon Improvements Project

    The WCA in partnership with the Angeles National Forest [ANF] San Gabriel Mountains National Monument invites you to comment on the scope and content of the environmental impact assessment that will be conducted for the San Gabriel River Confluence with Cattle Canyon Improvements Project. For more information and to review a description of the proposed action, visit the project webpage at www.wca.ca.gov/cattle_canyon

    Under the laws known as the National Environmental Policy Act and the California Environmental Quality Act, ANF & WCA must prepare an Environmental Impact Statement / Environmental Impact Report [EIS/EIR] to inform stakeholders and decision makers of potential environmental impacts that could result from implementing the Project. ANF & WCA seek comments on: What environmental issues should be analyzed? Are there alternatives that should be evaluated that will meet the purpose and need for the project? What mitigation measures would help avoid or minimize any negative impacts?

    Dates have been set for public meetings to discuss the content and scope of the Draft EIS/EIR. Meetings will be held:

    Wednesday, November 16, 2016
    6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
    Julia McNeill Senior Center - Celebration Hall
    4100 Baldwin Park Boulevard
    Baldwin Park, California
     
    Saturday, November 19, 2016
    11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Angeles National Forest Headquarters
    701 North Santa Anita Avenue
    Arcadia, California
     
    Please submit comments to:
    Cattle Canyon Improvements Project
    110 N. Wabash Ave.
    Glendora, California 91741
     

    Written comments will also be accepted via email at commentspacificsouthwest-angeles@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile (fax) to (626) 574-5233.

    Comments must be received no later than November 30, 2016

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    Public Review of a Draft Program Environmental Impacts Report for the Emerald Necklace Implementation Plan - Phase 1

    WCA has prepare a Draft Program Environmental Impact Report [DEIR] to inform stakeholders and decision makers of potential direct, indirect, and cumulative environmental effects that could result from implementing the Emerald Necklace Implementation Plan - Phase 1. The WCA will also use the DEIR to obtain, as appropriate, permits, agreements, and approval from other agencies. To review the DEIR, descriptions of the 16 proposed Phase 1 Projects, and site-specific figures for the Emerald Necklace Implementation Report - Phase 1 please visit the Emerald Necklace project webpage. Hard-copies of the DEIR are also available for review at the following locations: 

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    Lower LA River Revit. Plan, Upper Segment Kick-off Event

    Lower LA River Working Group Members, Alternates and Supporters,

    Please mark your calendars for the 2nd Community Kick Off event scheduled for Saturday December 3, 2016 at Clara Park the City of Cudahy!

    Hope to see you there!!

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    November Board Meeting Canceled

    The WCA Board meeting scheduled for Thursday November 17 has been canceled. The next regularly scheduled board meeting will be January 19, 2017.

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