News Release: Environmental Documents Released for San Joaquin River Restoration Program’s Interim Facility Funding
From the Bureau of Reclamation:
“The Bureau of Reclamation today [Sept. 30] released the Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact to fund operations and maintenance of the Interim San Joaquin Salmon Conservation and Research Facility by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
“The Interim Facility is a pilot-scale hatchery facility adjacent to the San Joaquin River Fish Hatchery, about one mile downstream of Friant Dam in the town of Friant in Fresno County. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is coordinating with the National Marine Fisheries Service for enhancement of species permits to begin establishing a spring-run Chinook salmon population to be reintroduced into the San Joaquin River.”