Speak Up for Tribal Beneficial Uses in the Mono Lake Basin

Date Posted: March 28, 2024

Posted by: AArtle

Take Action!

In response to requests from the Mono Lake Kutzadika Tribe and the Bridgeport Indian Colony, the Lahontan Region Water Quality Control Board is proposing to amend the Water Quality Control Plan for the Lahontan Region to designate Tribal Beneficial Uses to waterbodies in the Mono Basin, which is located near the community of Lee Vining in Mono County.

TAKE ACTION

The Board will hold a public hearing on April 18, in Barstow, California. No action by the Lahontan Water Board will be taken at the public hearing, which is solely to receive public comment on the draft Staff Report.

Background on the Tribal Beneficial Uses and information on the Lahontan Water Board’s current activities is available here, and on this page of the Mono Lake Committee’s website, where you can download a fact sheet.

What Can I Do?

Besides getting informed by reading the materials per the links above, you can attend the 9 a.m. Thursday, April 18 meeting in person or via Zoom. If you wish to speak at the meeting, you can find information on how to do so hereYou can also submit your written public comments no later than Noon on Tuesday, April 30. Find instructions for submitting written comments, the physical location and Zoom link for the hybrid meeting on April 18, and additional information by downloading the Notice of Public Hearing here.

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