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  • Lessons Learned 25 Years After Landmark California Water Reform Law - The Central Valley Project Improvement Act was an ambitious effort toward balanced and sustainable water policy and it holds lessons for today, write Audubon’s Meghan Hertel and Golden Gate Salmon Association’s John McManus. CALIFORNIA’S MOST IMPORTANT federal water reform law – the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) – celebrated...
  • $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,...