Capitol Weekly: Landmark state water plan defended – by those who want to build it

capitol weeklyHere’s my coverage of the last hearing at Capitol Weekly.  Coverage of yesterday’s hearing is coming up soon:

“As the debate intensifies over the historic attempt to build an $18 billion tunnel system through the vast estuary east of San Francisco, the stage shifts to the state Capitol, where partisans are taking their case directly to lawmakers.

The Brown administration, saying it wants to protect the fragile Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and move excess northern California water to the south, believes the landmark project is long overdue, environmentally sound — particularly as concerns mount about climate change — and crucial to assure water supplies for the farm belt and southern California. The Delta is the heart of California’s water system. … “

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