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Program Descriptions

10 Administration of Resources Agency

The Resources Agency sets the policies and coordinates the environmental preservation and restoration activities of 24 various departments, boards, commissions, and conservancies, and directly administers the Sea Grant Program, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), River Parkways, and the Sierra Nevada Cascade grant programs.

20 CALFED Bay-Delta Program

The CALFED Bay-Delta Program coordinates 24 state and federal agencies to implement a long-term comprehensive plan that will restore ecological health and improve water supply reliability in the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Bay-Delta) system.

Restoration objectives are set forth in a 30-year comprehensive plan to address the ecosystem health and water supply reliability problems in the Bay-Delta. The plan identifies projects and strategies to address eleven major program elements, including ecosystem restoration, drinking water quality, levee system integrity, watershed management, water storage, water transfers, water use efficiency, delta water conveyance, science, water management, and an environmental water account for water purchases.

Effective July 1, 2006, Chapter 77, Statutes of 2006 reorganized the CALFED Bay-Delta Program and transferred the functions of the California Bay Delta Authority to other departments and agencies. The executive management and Science Program functions were transferred to the Secretary for Resources (organization code 0540), the Ecosystem Restoration Program functions to the Department of Fish and Game (organization code 3600), the CALFED Bay-Delta administrative functions to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (organization code 3540), the Water Quality program functions to the State Water Resources Control Board (organization code 3940), and the Levees and Water Use Efficiency program functions to the Department of Water Resources (organization code 3860).