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February 1, 2013
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Comment period for Newlands report extended

The Bureau of Reclamation announced today an extension for public review and comment period on the Newlands Project Planning Study Draft Special Report from the original date of Feb. 14 to Feb. 28. The Draft Special Report presents alternatives to satisfy Newlands Project water rights and reduce risks to public safety from the Truckee Canal. Reclamation held three public meetings in January to discuss the Draft Special Report.

The Study was initiated as a result of a January 2008 breach of the Truckee Canal that flooded 590 properties in the city of Fernley, Nev., and led to restrictions on the …

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