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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 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. Descriptions of the 16 proposed Phase 1 Projects and site-specific figures are provided within the Emerald Necklace Implementation Report - Phase 1 available on the Emerald Necklace project webpage

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    Community Meeting for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Park Regional Stormwater Capture Project

    Los Angeles County Public Works cordially invites you to attend a community meeting to hear about the Franklin D. Roosevelt Park Regional Stormwater Capture Project. Please see meeting details below. We would also appreciate if you could help spread the word. 

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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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    San Gabriel Mountains National Monument: Management Plan meeting

    The Forest Service has extended the Comment Period on the Draft San Gabriel Mountains National Monument Management Plan & Environmental Assessment to November 1st.  There will be a Public Meeting on October 4th at Big Pine Lodge in Wrightwood and a second Meeting, held in Spanish, on October 13 in the city of South Gate.

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