Employees from the water exporters are “embedded” in the State Department of Water Resources to plan for increased Delta exports as part of the BDCP.
Federal Contractors Hatch Delta Plan so Taxpayers pay for tunnels planning giving themselves preferential access to tunnels weigh environmental harm September 2008 documents show that San Luis Delta Mendota Water authority created a secret plan to ensure more water exports from the San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary to Westlands and other SLDMWA members would be paid […]
The Los Angeles “Water Use Efficiency and Jobs” 2011 report finds more water and jobs are created by investing in water conservation locally rather than spending billions and taking decades to build risky, expensive projects that are likely to provide fewer jobs and less water. Here is the full report: Water_Use_Efficiency_and_Jobs_2011.pdf
EPA 1-18-2017 citing a failure by DWR & Reclamation to address previous REIR_EIS deficiencies, finds the lates FEIR_EIS inadequate, citing deficiencies to address water quality impacts, drinking water quality and critical flows for endangered salmon and other fish and wildlife. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY REGION IX 7S Hawthorne Street San Francisco, CA 94105-3901 […]
Congressman George Miller 2011 criticizes the BDCP_DHCCP for giving federal and state water contractors too much say in the water grab out of the Delta and failure to consider other alternatives that provide more water at less cost than the risky expensive tunnels that will not solve drought problems or water shortages. Here is the full […]
EPA ‘s letter 10-30-2015 finds that the Delta tunnels water export project EIS-EIR does not meet federal standards and fails to accurately assess impacts to the SF Bay –Delta Estuary water quality along with essential flows necessary to protect salmon and drinking water supplies. Here is the full report: EPA-waterfix-ltr-murillo-103015-Cmts.pdf