Toledo Bend Lake / SRA Information

While the Water Sales Agreement has been removed for the time being, other issues are comoing forth regarding the lake. This section is now open to other issues and TBCAC (Toledo Bend Citizens Advisory Committee) is continuing to provide various items of information about what is going on.

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Current Information

SENATE BILL 436 BECAME ACT 784 - OUT-OF-STATE WATER SALES SRA LA - 6/15/2012 (submitted by Dianne Lampman)

 

Background: Texas Wants Water
Historic and ongoing efforts for Texas to obtain water

Round 1: Toledo Bend Partners
This information related to the period 12/20/2011 - 1/12/2012 and the proposed agreement with Toledo Bend Partners

More on Water Sales
This information is follow up to the end of the proposed Water Sales Agreement


Senate approves Long's water sales stipulation bill, amends it before sending it to House 4/18/2012 - KVVP-FM News (submitted by Dianne Lampman)

HB 532 was approved 4/12/2012 at Senator Long's House Natural Resources Committee meeting in Baton Rouge. This bill extends Act 955 by allowing DNR to negotiate Cooperative Endeavor Agreements to sell ground and surface water. (submitted by Dianne Lampman)

Bill allowing extension of water contracts OK'd - Baton Rouge Morning advocate 4/13/2012 (submitted by Dianne Lampman)

State water management plan given to legislature - Shreveport Times - 3/17/2012 (submitted by Dianne Lampman)

Toledo Bend timeline out of sync - Tri-Parish Times 3/11/2012 (submitted by Dianne Lampman)

Texas water board eyes water from Toledo Bend - Shreveport Times - 3/2/2012 (submitted by Dianne Lampman)

4 Bills in Committee for Louisiana Legislature RE Water / Toledo Bend (either directly or indirectly)

Local River Authorities To Consider Regional Water Supply Partnership - SRA TX 3/1/2012 (PDF)

E-Mail Response From Governor Jindal to Those Sending E-Mail Comments - 2/27/2012 (presumably the same e-mail sent to all persons sending comments)

Dredging Information

SRA sets meeting for leaseback violations Shreveport Times - 2/24/2012 (submitted by Dianne Lampman)

 

 

RUMOR HAS IT... that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking over the lake. NOT! The best information we can obtain is that the Corps of Engineers will be approving any dredging work on the lake - but that is all. For now, anyway.

Relicensing Toledo Bend

New Shoreline Management Plan (PDF)

 

Public Officials Contact List - Louisiana (PDF) (Compiled by Diane Lampman)

SRA Louisiana Contact Information

EMail Comments: becky.anderson@la.gov
Website: http://www.srala-toledo.com/