C-WIN’s Tom Stokely’s at Center of Storm over Brown Aide’s Remark

During a conversation with C-WIN’s Tom Stokely, Jerry Meral, Deputy director of the state Natural Resources Agency, stated that the BDCP is not about restoring the Delta and that the Delta cannot be saved.

The following are various articles about Meral’s controversial remarks:

San Francisco Chronicle: Jerry Meral: Tunnels won’t save delta (website link) (archive link)

LA Times: Congressional Democrats demand resignation of Brown appointee

Stockton Record: Remarks about Delta spur call for resignation (website link) (archive link)

Dan Bacher: Brown Administration Official Claims ‘Delta Cannot Be Saved’

From Dan Bacher’s article: “While speaking with Tom Stokely of the California Water Impact Network (C-WIN) at a meeting with Northern California’s Native American Tribes on Monday, April 15, Natural Resources Agency Deputy Director Jerry Meral said, ‘BDCP is not about, and has never been about saving the Delta. The Delta cannot be saved.'”

Jerry Meral (picutred left) at a BDCP meeting by Dan Bacher.

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