Editorials

Stop old California rivalries over water issues: Editorial

Monday, 30 September 2013

Los Angeles News Group

California representatives need to stop working at cross-purposes on water issues and dispense with the artificial construct that has created this Hatfields and McCoys rivalry. It is not “our” water, and it is not “their” water. It is California’s water.

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Give the Bay Delta Conservation Plan a Chance

Wednesday, 08 August 2012

Los Angeles Times

It has the potential to untagle some of the knots in California's water supply system while repairing damage done to the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

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STATE: Water Imperative

Wednesday, 01 August 2012

Riverside Press Enterprise

California needs water policy solutions, not another futile water war. A new plan to help the troubled Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta offers an opportunity to move past stalemate and inaction on one of the state's most pressing issues.

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The Struggle for Delta Water

Friday, 02 March 2012

San Francisco Chronicle

California water planners passed a milestone Wednesday in efforts to balance the competing needs of fish, farmers and cities when they released 10,000 pages of scientific documents framing the plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and increase water exports. 

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On Smart Water Plan, Get in Sync-- or Sink

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

San Diego U-T

Interior Secretrary Ken Salazar and Gov. Jerry Brown's unveiling Wednesday of plans for a $14 billion water-delivery system could prove a landmark day for San Diegans who have long worried about the stablity of water supplies coming south to our arid region.

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Let Delta Plan Be A Starting Point for State's Water Needs

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Fresno Bee

California's future is directly tied to its ability to move water to where it's needed. The problem has been that the many interests with a stake in water policy have not been able to agree on a plan, causing a stalemate for several dacades. 

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Divvying Up California's Water

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Los Angeles Times

Farmers fear a water grab by other rural and urban areas. The solution is for everyone to give a little.

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California's Way Forward on Water

Sunday, 08 July 2012

Los Angeles Times

Special interests shouldn't be allowed to derail a conservation plan.

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California Peripheral Canal Coming Soon

Friday, 01 June 2012

SF Gate

While the future of a proposed high-speed railroad to move people in California remains in doubt, a proposed giant canal to move water from Northern California to the south appears almost assured-- with a little help from Washington. Now the questions are: How big? And whose hand is on the spigot?

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Water Trumps Rail

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Riverside Press Enterprise

Gov. Jerry Brown has the state's top infrastructure priorities half right. California badly needs to shore up the state's primary water system. But a bullet train project threatens to become a costly boondoggle. The governor should push ahead with water plans, and sidetrack the high-speed rail proposal before it rolls over taxpayers.

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Common Ground Must Be Found Around Delta's Banks

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Modesto Bee & Fresno Bee

There is much at stake as the fragile Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta continues to deteriorate. It's an issue that impacts most of the state because 25 million Californians have their water tied to the Delta in one form or another.

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Legal Challenges Await Delta Plan

Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Chico Enterprise-Record

Our view: The Delta Stewardship Council can't fix the delta's problems without taking water from elsewhere in the state, which should be a concern.

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