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“Peripheral Canal” Legislation is Bad News for Bay-Delta Region

September 2, 2009

California’s Bay Delta Region could be in for a real fight if the Governor’s proposed legislation is passed. A package of five bills regarding the Bay-Delta is currently being considered by the state legislature in the final weeks of this legislative session. These are  bills that would enable moving legislation ahead to construct a water conveyance system comparable to the Panama Canal circumventing the fresh water flows into the Delta.

The Center for Biological Diversity is asking for your help to Stop the Governors Big Ditch with a letter to your Legislators by Sept 11

For more information follow these links:

Delta Legislation Enabling Construction of Peripheral Canal Spells Disaster for Region’s
Already Struggling Fisheries

Martinez Gazette

California Sportfishing Protection Alliance


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