Wednesday, February 15, 2012

News articles and links from Feb. 15, 2012

Water supply

Don't delay water bond; repeal it


From Merced Sun-Star - Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

Repeal $11.14 billion water bond


By Kristin Lynch

From California Progress Report - Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

(The following response is posted to the above articles.)

Coalition response...People who call for the defeat of the water bond currently scheduled for the November ballot fail to recognize the importance to all Californians the bond represents. Our water supply system, on which our society and economy is based, is woefully inadequate to serve our growing population and to maintain a standard of life to which we have become accustomed. A recent Field Research poll revealed that 62% of respondents believe it is worth it to invest funds to ensure a reliable water supply for the future. Interests who claim the water bond should be defeated are out of step with almost two-thirds of California voters.


Study: Sierra snowfall consistent over 130 years


From SF Chronicle - Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

Where the Colorado runs dry


By Jonathan Waterman

From NY Times - Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012


$200,000 for Delta lobbying


By Alex Breitler

From The Record - Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

The path to success in the Bay-Delta


By Barry Nelson

From NRDC - Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012


Remake of Central Valley water rights moves to vote


From Central Valley Business Times - Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

Nunes water bill advances

Press release

From Rep. Nunes - Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

Committee to act on plan to end California's man-made drought and restore water supplies and jobs

Press release

From NRC - Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012

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