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Agencies Promoting Delta Water Diversions Asked to Correct Tunnel Vision


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Agencies Promoting Delta Water Diversions Asked to Correct Tunnel Vision

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Conservation groups in California warned regulators today that their rush to approve construction of massive water-diversion tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta violates state and federal laws. The letter sent to federal and state agencies that are promoting the so-called Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP)/California Water Fix underscored the agencies’ failure to consider alternatives that would reduce diversions and increase freshwater flows through the Delta.

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