$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

$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...
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Farmers Deal Gov. Brown’s Delta Tunnels Project A Major Blow

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...
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Big setback for Gov. Brown’s twin-tunnels project in the delta

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 propo...
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Salmon season flops: Drought years cut North Coast fishing

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...
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Coalition forms to protect California’s threatened salmon runs

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...
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GOP push to shift state water policy away from conservation

GOP push to shift state water policy away from conservation

GOP push to shift state water policy away from conservation By Carolyn Lochhead July 19, 2017 Updated: July 19, 2017 6:00am WASHINGTON — With a friend in the White House and their party in control of both chambers of Congress,...
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Great salmon fishing defies spring forecast

Great salmon fishing defies spring forecast

Great salmon fishing defies spring forecast By Tom Stienstra July 13, 2017 After a fight with a salmon with rod and reel, the fish here is finally brought to the side of the boat to hopefully be netted and brought...
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Fish or farms? A new battle rages over California water

Fish or farms? A new battle rages over California water

Fish or farms? A new battle rages over California water BY ANSHU SIRIPURAPU asiripurapu@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON The House this week will tackle the question, which for years has triggered a tug-of-war between growers and environmentalists. It plans to vote ...
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GGSA Files Major Lawsuit to Block Delta Tunnels

GGSA Files Major Lawsuit to Block Delta Tunnels

By PAUL ROGERS | progers@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group Kicking off what are expected to be years of legal battles, a coalition of environmental and fishing groups on Thursday filed the first major lawsuits over California Gov. Jerry Brown’s...
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Westlands must decide now whether it’s all in on Delta tunnels

Westlands must decide now whether it’s all in on Delta tunnels

BY DAN MORAIN Jerry Brown took an Old English turn from his Latin wisdom in 2012 by declaring: “I want to get s— done,” a reference to his vision for building two tunnels 30 miles long to move Sacramento River...
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