Tag: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
A presentation to San Joaquin irrigation district suggests total price tag could hit $67 billion.
Sign-stealing is a hallmark of local politics. But Stockton-based Restore The Delta isn’t blaming a bunch of campaign volunteers for some missing protest signs. It’s blaming the California Department of Transportation. The group opposes one of Gov. Jerry Brown’s top priorities: two massive tunnels that would divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Save Our […]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Several opposing groups have filed at least four lawsuits against a broad, long-range plan to manage the ailing Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta that was adopted in May. The suits, filed over the course of the past month by environmental groups and water users, argue the Delta Plan does not fulfill its […]
This month, new details have emerged about Gov. Jerry Brown’s $23 billion plan to build new plumbing in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. It could be the state’s largest water project in a generation, consisting of two massive, 40-foot-wide tunnels and thousands of acres of habitat restoration. On Wednesday, state water officials will release new studies […]
Governor Jerry Brown’s plan for two massive tunnels in the Delta is getting a lot of attention, but a different state agency is making the tough water decisions.
That large smoke plume visible in much of the East Bay this afternoon? It’s got nothing to do with any of the refineries in the region. The smoke is coming from a vegetation fire on Sherman Island, north of Antioch in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The accompanying picture is from KQED Science reporter Lauren Sommer, […]
Gosia Wozniacka, Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California water officials released on Thursday the first part of a $23 billion plan to restore and protect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem and guarantee a stable water supply for millions of Californians. The Bay Delta Conservation Plan, known as the BDCP, is a federal and state […]
Hey you, with that glass of water in one hand and garden hose in the other — ever hear of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta? Probably not. But don’t feel bad. In a statewide poll earlier this year, a whopping 78% of respondents said they “don’t know or haven’t heard about it” when it comes to […]