Thursday January 11, 2024

Daily Republic

Solano County will be working with three other counties and a couple of water districts to “initiate litigation challenging the final environmental impact report and project approval for the Delta Conveyance Project.”

The Solano County Board of Supervisors, on a unanimous vote taken during a closed session Tuesday, approved the action.

County Counsel Bernadette Curry reported that the county will be coordinating with outside counsel on the litigation: Osha Meserve, from the Soluri Meserve firm; Tom Keeling, from the Freeman law firm; and Roger Moore, from the Law Office of Roger Moore. No formal budget has been set but the county is anticipating a cost of $75,000.

The county, in its most recent letter to the state Department of Water Resources, called the impact report “inadequate” in its response to the county’s concerns and how the project will mitigate a host of potential impacts.

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