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Federal Scientists Find Delta Tunnels Plan Will Devastate Salmon

In Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, Miscellaneous, Public Trust, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels by californiawater0 Comments

By Dan Bacher, Dailykos.com. Governor Jerry Brown and administration officials claim that the California WaterFix, a controversial plan to build two 35-mile long tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, is based on …

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Keats: California water projects rely on imaginary water

In Central Valley Project, Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Fiscal Impact, Paper Water, Privatization, Public Policy, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board by californiawater0 Comments

http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/12/27/keats-california-water-projects-are-based-on-imaginary-water/ By Adam Keats, Mercury News. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and San Joaquin Valley agribusiness would have us believe that bureaucratic red tape and blind adherence to environmental laws are holding …

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The delta tunnels — a project only engineers can love

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http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-leslie-costs-and-benefits-delta-tunnel-20161120-story.html By Jacques Leslie, Los Angeles Times A generation ago the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta tunnel project might have made a certain kind of sense. California’s lakes and rivers had been …

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Seafood’s new normal: California’s coastal ecosystem — and the fisheries that depend on it — are in the grip of a huge disruption

In Central Valley Project, Climate Change, Delta Smelt, Ecology & Environment, Fiscal Impact, General, Miscellaneous, Restore the Delta by californiawater0 Comments

http://projects.sfchronicle.com/2016/california-seafood-collapse/ By Tara Duggan, San Francisco Chronicle In the shallow waters off Elk, in Mendocino County, a crew from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife dived recently to survey …

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Dan Bacher: Delta Tunnels: Restoring An Estuary by Diverting Its Water?

In Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, General, Miscellaneous, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels, Water Transfers by georgiacwin0 Comments

http://yubanet.com/california/Dan-Bacher-Delta-Tunnels-Restoring-An-Estuary-by-Diverting-Its-Water.php#.V5z1kWUsxFI By: Dan Bacher July 28, 2016 – After covering fish, water, and environmental justice issues in California and the West for over 30 years as an investigative journalist, I’ve …

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Delta Plan Overturned Ruling Slows Down the Twin Tunnels Project

In Agriculture, Alternatives, C-WIN, Carolee Krieger, Delta Smelt, Ecology & Environment, Fiscal Impact, General, Miscellaneous, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels, Water Transfers, Westland Water District by georgiacwin0 Comments

http://www.independent.com/news/2016/jul/11/delta-plan-overturned/ Monday, July 11, 2016 by CAROLEE KRIEGER The recent move by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny to invalidate the Brown administration’s Delta Plan is good news for water reform …

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Greenwashing Extinction 2016: The Clear Links between Delta Tunnels Plan and MLPA Initiative

In California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, General, Miscellaneous, Restore the Delta by georgiacwin0 Comments

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/6/14/1538516/-Greenwashing-Extinction-2016-The-Clear-Links-between-Delta-Tunnels-Plan-and-MLPA-Initiative By Dan Bacher  Tuesday Jun 14, 2016 · 9:58 AM PDT One of the least discussed issues in California environmental politics – and one of the most crucial to understanding Jerry Brown’s …

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Judge upholds major provisions of complex Delta management plan

In Agriculture, Central Valley Project, Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, General, Miscellaneous, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels, Water Transfers by georgiacwin0 Comments

http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/delta/article78974192.html Judge rejects most complaints in a flurry of lawsuits filed against Delta Plan But he faults plan for failing to set targets for reducing reliance on Delta water Opponents …