sacramento san joaquin delta

TRUTH HURTS: Funding Behind CA Rpt on Peripheral Canal

Wonder who funded that Public Policy Institute of California report recommending a Peripheral Canal?

Stephen Bechtel Jr. Funds Peripheral Canal Report!

by Dan Bacher

The people and foundations who fund "scientific" reports and studies often reveal what is the real agenda behind the publishing of any document.  READ MORE »

Federal regulators weigh status of longfin smelt in delta

Federal regulators weigh status of longfin smelt in delta

Written by Staff Report
Wednesday, 07 May 2008

(AP) - Federal authorities will consider whether to designate another delta fish for protection under the Endangered Species Act after a sharp population decline last year.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it will review the status of the longfin smelt to determine whether it is a threatened or endangered species.  READ MORE »

Peripheral Canal Cost Soar

From the San Jose Mercury Times:

The price tag for addressing the declining health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta while providing a reliable water supply to California cities and farmers keeps getting higher.Officials met Thursday to discuss one of the state's most contentious proposals-piping fresh water around the delta and into the canals that carry it south and into the San Francisco Bay area. The various options are projected to cost between $4 billion and $17 billion.  READ MORE »

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