the first thing i'd like to mention is that the puc -- it is basically a very innovative program, an innovative way of providing compensation for habitat impacts, and this is a much better system for the environment and is fully supported by the state, local, and federal agencies, which have to give permits for construction of the project. those are the u.s. army corps of engineer, the u.s. fish and wildlife service, california department of fish and game, and the regional water quality control board, all of whom need to issue permits in order for us to go to construction, and this approach is as follows. instead of developing small mitigation sides, et they recommend mitigation. what we have found is to say let's consolidate all of these small pieces for different kinds of habitats and come up with a really nice large piece of land that is basically habitat compensation, and the agencies all support this approach and are working with us to develop the specifics of these. so to go to the specific sites, the walk site is in the upper alameda creek, near the upper of the meeting creek.
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