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California’s largest union opposes wasteful Delta Tunnels/ WaterFix

An open letter from the SEIU to the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors Subject: Oppose California Water Fix/ Tunnels Dear Board of Directors: Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 721 urges you to oppose the proposal to build massive water tunnels in Northern California, known as the so-called California WaterFix. Our 97,000 members deliver public services in […]

August 25th

LA water district buying up NorCal islands in water-rights grab

By Dan Bacher As Delta smelt and other fish species reach record low population levels and fishermen and fisherwomen brace for salmon restrictions this season, the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California authorized the purchase of four islands in the San Francisco Bay-Delta for an undisclosed sum at a closed session of the agency’s Board of Directors meeting  on the […]

March 14th