Sacramento, California - The Bureau of Reclamation has released an Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact, clearing the way for Central California Irrigation District to access $418,500 towards constructing its Oil Station Improvement Project in the San Joaquin Valley.

Sacramento, California - The Bureau of Reclamation signed a Record of Decision, supported by the Central Valley Project Municipal and Industrial Water Shortage Policy Final Environmental Impact Statement, specifying how Reclamation intends to allocate Municipal and Industrial water supplies during a Condition of Shortage. Elements of the CVP M&I Water Shortage Policy include:

Sacramento, California - he Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review the Environmental Assessment for the Upper Sacramento River Anadromous Fish Habitat Restoration Project.

Sacramento, California - California Energy Commission Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller issued the following statement regarding the expansion of the Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) to include Portland General Electric (PGE). PGE has signed an implementation agreement to participate in the EIM with a goal of joining in 2017.

Fresno, California - Jose Valadez Jr., 35, of Patterson, was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison today for an armed bank robbery, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: