Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he met with Department of Interior and Bureau of Reclamation officials to tour Lake Berryessa and discuss the progress of negotiations on the Managing Partner Agreement (MPA) to operate recreation areas at the lake with Napa County. Thompson released the following statement at the conclusion of that tour.
“I just finished touring Lake Berryessa with top officials from the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation and was heartened by productive discussions with them about negotiations regarding the MPA and related lease agreements. Finalizing this agreement is critical to the recreational and economic vitality of our region and I was glad to see the positive response from federal officials as they toured the lake and saw it first-hand. I look forward to an outcome that boosts our entire district, following upcoming meetings between the Bureau and the county.”