On April 10, the disastrous Twin Delta Tunnels Project (Gov. Brown’s “California Water Fix”) took a huge step towards becoming a reality when the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted to take a majority stake in the funding of the project.
If built, the Twin Tunnels would, in my opinion, spell doom to the California salmon industry and severely cripple or destroy other fisheries like sturgeon, striped bass, largemouth bass, steelhead and more.
Brown and his allies say the twin pipes would do a far more effective job of fixing the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta’s fragile ecosystem while allowing water to move to the south state more reliably. WOW!
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/latest-news/article208504514.html#storylink=cpyToday was a sad day for the California Delta.
To get caught up on all the details, read Ryan Sabalow’s outstanding article in the Sacramento Bee.