Peripheral Tunnels

FOX40
San Joaquin County Takes Stand Against Brown’s Tunnel Plan

Jul 8, 2014

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY-

San Joaquin County Supervisors voted Tuesday morning on their final comments, opposing the controversial twin tunnels project, also known as the Bay Delta Conservation Program.

Supervisors analyzed a 40,000 page state environmental impact report and responded to …


TechWire
Video Simulation Captures Scale of Delta Tunnel Project

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May 23, 2014
Video Simulation Captures Scale of Delta Tunnel Project

Matt Weiser, McClatchy News Service The water diversion tunnels that Gov. Jerry Brown proposes to build in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are so large that many policymakers and citizens have... Read more »

The post Video Simulation Captures Scale of Delta Tunnel Project appeared first on TechWire.net.


YubaNet.com
Dan Bacher: Delta Independent Science Board Say Tunnel Plan Falls Short

May 22, 2014

May 21, 2014 - The state officials who are fast-tracking the construction of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build the peripheral tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta constantly claim that the controversial plan is based on "science....

YubaNet.com
Gov. Brown’s Tunnel Lacks Implementation Agreement: Who will pay? Users Claim to Pay, But No Commitment Yet Made on Finances or Operations

May 7, 2014

SACRAMENTO, CA, May 6, 2014 - With just 39 days remaining for public examination and comment, the parties involved in the creation, planning and implementation of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) have failed to reveal a binding Implementation Agr...

Elk Grove News
Group against California’s delta tunnel project will meet for comments party Tuesday, May 13

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May 4, 2014
Group against California’s delta tunnel project will meet for comments party Tuesday, May 13



By Dan Bacher | May 4, 2014 |

Restore the Delta (RTD) will host a party for a great cause on Tuesday, May 13 - a "Public Comment Party" to complete more than one hundred citizens comments against the environmentally destructive peripheral tunnels.

The event will run from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at...

YubaNet.com
Dan Bacher: Governor Brown celebrates John Muir Day as he pushes twin tunnels and fracking

Apr 22, 2014

April 22, 2014 - Governor Jerry Brown issued a proclamation on April 21 celebrating "John Muir Day" - at the same time he is fast-tracking the construction of the environmentally-destructive peripheral tunnels under the Sacramento -San Joaquin River Delta and promoting the expansion of fracking in California.

"John Muir (1838-1914) was a giant of a...

FOX40
Delta Tunnel Plan Meeting Brings Out Skeptics

Apr 3, 2014

STOCKTON-

A symposium sponsored by stake holders of the massive Bay Delta Conservation Plan to explain the plan didn’t change the minds of critics of the proposal Thursday.

The two 35-mile-long tunnels that would divert water from the Sacramento around …


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Atlantic Monthly dives into the California’s Delta tunnels project

An excellent article about the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the twin tunnels project appears in The Atlantic Monthly (online edition February 24, 2014).   Communities such as Hood and Elk Grove are mentioned along with a summary of C...

Elk Grove News
Salmon Committee Slams Peripheral Tunnel Plan

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Mar 9, 2014
Salmon Committee Slams Peripheral Tunnel Plan


By Dan Bacher | March 9, 2014 | 

A state advisory panel including scientists, Tribal leaders, commercial fishermen and recreational anglers on February 26 blasted the Bay Delta Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) to build the peripheral tunnels for leading to the decline of imperiled stocks of Central Valley salmon. 

The California...

Elk Grove News
New Map Reveals Tunnels Will Supply Water For Agribusiness, Fracking

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Mar 5, 2014
New Map Reveals Tunnels Will Supply Water For Agribusiness, Fracking

By Dan Bacher | March 5, 2014 |

Much of the area that the oil industry could frack for oil and natural gas in California is located in and near toxic, drainage-impaired land farmed by corporate agribusiness interests on the west side of the San Joaquin...

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