On January 5th, 2016, ECOS was one of many parties to file a notice of intent to participate in the California Water Fix Hearing, initiated by the State Water Resources Control Board in response to the application by California Department of Water Resources. ECOS will be participating only in phase II of the hearings which are as yet not scheduled since the FEIR needs to be released first.
Other groups and individuals who filed notices with intent to make statements on the change in water diversion on January 5th, 2016 included: African American Chamber of Commerce San Joaquin County, Asian Pacific Self Development and Residential Association, Braceros Del Delta, Assemblymember Joan Buchanan (ret), Café Coop, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, California Striped Bass Association, California Student Sustainability Coalition, California Water Impact Network, Central Valley Asian Chamber of Commerce, Delta Chamber of Commerce, Delta Fly Fishers, Earth Law Center, Assemblymember Susan Eggman, Environmental Justice Coalition for Water, Environmental Water Caucus, Friends of the River, Senator Cathleen Galgiani, Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, LAND, Lao Family Community Empowerment, Lower Sherman Island Duck Hunters Association, North Delta Cares, Planning and Conservation League, Supervisor Larry Ruhstaller (ret), San Joaquin County, Semillas, Sherman Island Duck Hunters, Sierra Club California, Social Media Moms, Stockton Downtown Comeback Club & Visit Stockton! And of course, Restore the Delta!
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