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  • $17 billion Delta tunnels plan in trouble after key water agency backs out - $17 billion Delta tunnels plan in trouble after key water agency backs out By PAUL ROGERS | progers@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: September 19, 2017 at 6:12 pm | UPDATED: September 20, 2017 at 5:12 am In a major and potentially fatal setback to Gov. Jerry Brown’s $17...
  • Farmers Deal Gov. Brown’s Delta Tunnels Project A Major Blow - Farmers Deal Gov. Brown’s Delta Tunnels Project A Major Blow September 19, 2017 3:07 PM Farmers in the nation’s largest irrigation district on Tuesday voted against participating in Gov. Jerry Brown’s $16 billion plans to build two giant tunnels to re-engineer California’s north-south water delivery system. The Westlands Water District...
  • Big setback for Gov. Brown’s twin-tunnels project in the delta - Big setback for Gov. Brown’s twin-tunnels project in the delta By Kurtis Alexander Updated 5:48 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 California’s biggest agricultural water supplier said Tuesday that it’s not ready to spend money on Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed delta tunnels plan, a decision that could threaten the future of...
  • Salmon season flops: Drought years cut North Coast fishing - JAMES DUNN NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL | August 21, 2017 Soon after the commercial salmon season opened on Aug. 1, Chris Lawson steered his 53-foot boat named Seaward out of the marina at Bodega Bay into ocean waters where he figured chinook salmon would travel. He spent the day trolling,...
  • Coalition forms to protect California’s threatened salmon runs - By Peter Fimrite Updated 4:00 pm, Tuesday, August 29, 2017 A coalition of government agencies and advocates for sustainable fisheries came together Tuesday to launch a long-term effort to save California’s beleaguered salmon populations in the Sacramento and San Joaquin river systems. The Central Valley Salmon Habitat Partnership will include...