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Strong Coalition Challenges State Tunnels’ Financing

In AquAlliance, C-WIN, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, Carolee Krieger, Delta Tunnels, Fiscal Impact, Public Policy, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, Twin Tunnels by californiawater0 Comments

Press Release September 18, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Carolee Krieger, California Water Impact Network 805.969.0824, caroleekrieger7@gmail.com Barbara Vlamis, AquAlliance, 530.895.9420, barbarav@aqualliance.net Don Hankins, California Indian Water Commission, 530.592.7469, don_hankins@sbcglobal.net …

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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

In Delta Smelt, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, Fiscal Impact, Miscellaneous, Public Policy, Restore the Delta, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels by californiawater1 Comment

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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Another Inspector General Report Slams Illegal Irrigator Subsidies

In Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, Fiscal Impact, Miscellaneous, Public Policy, Restore the Delta, Trinity / Klamath, Twin Tunnels by californiawater0 Comments

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/10/25/1586696/-Another-Inspector-General-Report-Slams-Illegal-Irrigator-Subsidies by Dan Bacher Has the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation become a rogue agency within the Department of Interior? It’s beginning to look like that, based on recent Inspector General …

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MEET THE CALIFORNIA COUPLE WHO USES MORE WATER THAN EVERY HOME IN LOS ANGELES COMBINED. How megafarmers Lynda and Stewart Resnick built their billion-dollar empire.

In Agriculture, Central Valley Project, Delta Tunnels, Ecology & Environment, Fiscal Impact, General, Miscellaneous, State Water Project, State Water Resource Control Board, Twin Tunnels, Westland Water District by georgiacwin0 Comments

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2016/04/lynda-stewart-resnick-california-water Rafaela Tijerina first met la señora at a school in the town of Lost Hills, deep in the farm country of California’s Central Valley. They were both there for a school …

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State Water Resources Control Board Hearings on WaterFix Begin

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

http://www.carmichaeltimes.com/articles/2016/0728-State-Hearings-on-WaterFix-Begin/index.php?ID=2188 The State Water Resources Control Board began public hearings on the Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) request to add three new points of diversion for California WaterFix. The opening …

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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 …