Peripheral Tunnels

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Restore the Delta: Gov. Brown Sings from Mega-Growers’ Hymnal, Tries to Bully Federal Scientists into Approving Tunnels

Feb 3, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Jan. 31, 2014 - Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Gov. Brown's rush to build Peripheral Tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom salmon and other Pacific fisheries, today responded to Gov. Brown's statement Thursday that he urged President Obama to get federal scientists to suspend their expert judgment and approve...

Elk Grove News
Opinion: California Can’t Tunnel Its Way Out of Drought Conditions

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Jan 18, 2014
Opinion: California Can’t Tunnel Its Way Out of Drought Conditions


By Dan Bacher | January 18, 2014 |

Restore the Delta (RTD) and other opponents of Governor Jerry Brown’s rush to build the peripheral tunnels under the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) held a tele-conference on Monday, January 13 calling the tunnels a “flawed solution for a drought-plagued state." 

Six experts...

Appeal Democrat
Bond bill takes on twin tunnels

A $5.8 billion water bond dedicated to the construction of water storage projects was introduced to the Legislature this week.

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Peripheral Tunnels Opponents Call for Additional Time to Respond to Massive $67 Billion BDCP Plan

Jan 8, 2014

STOCKTON, CA, Jan. 8, 2014 - Restore the Delta, opponents of Gov. Brown's Peripheral Tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom salmon and other Pacific fisheries, today called for the Brown Administration to extend the time for citizens to comment on...

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Op-Ed: Congressman John Garamendi: Massive Twin Tunnels Still a Boondoggle

Dec 10, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 9, 2013 - Following the release of new environmental documents for the State of California's controversial Peripheral Tunnels, which goes by the misnomer the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP), Congressman John Garamendi (CA-3) issued the following statement:

Thus far every analysis of the proposed twin tunnels and disruptive habitat restoration projects...

Appeal Democrat
Officials blast twin tunnels water diversion plan

Local elected officials and legislators unanimously disapprove of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan and its proposal to construct two massive tunnels to divert water from the north toward the south.

Capitol Alert
AM Alert: Delta water tunnels environmental report released

Dec 9, 2013
AM Alert: Delta water tunnels environmental report released

delta_aerial.JPGWhether the Bay Delta Conservation Plan is the solution to decades of conflict over California's water supply is heavily debated. But after seven years in the making, the environmental impact report for the project -- which proposes construction of two enormous tunnels to divert freshwater from the Sacramento-San...

Elk Grove News
Peripheral tunnels won’t address subsidence threat to Central Valley

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Nov 24, 2013
Peripheral tunnels won’t address subsidence threat to Central Valley

By Dan Bacher | November 24, 2013 |

A U.S. Geological Survey report released on Thursday revealed that land subsidence caused by over drafting of ground water supplies in the San Joaquin Valley has resulted in a threat to water delivery systems, including the Delta Mendota-Canal...

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Peripheral Tunnels Opponents Respond to USGS Report on Subsidence

Nov 23, 2013

STOCKTON, CA, Nov. 22, 2013 - Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Gov. Brown's Peripheral Tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom salmon and other Pacific fisheries, today responded to the release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) of a report ...

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Confused about the Tunnels?


"I don’t know what to think, because I cannot get the critical information necessary to make an informed judgment"--Peter Gleick, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a co-founder of the Pacific Institute, commenting on the proposal to divert Sacramento River water through tunnels under delta land.


Gleick's article--"Viewpoints: Why I’m Still Confused about the Proposed Tunnels...