Delta tunnel plan public comment period opens
Patricia Burnham, left, of Fair Oaks and Jim Hard, right, of Sacramento, were among the protesters at the California State Capitol on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, in Sacramento. “I’m an engineer against the tunnels,” Burnham said.
- Public meeting
The public is also invited to a meeting from 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 21 at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel, located at 110 W. Fremont St., Stockton.
Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 am
Opponents of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan launched a campaign against the proposed water export tunnels on Monday, the same day the plan’s environmental impact report was released and slightly ahead of the start of a four-month long public comment period on the EIR.
Californians for a Fair Water Policy, a statewide coalition opposing the governor’s plan, said the tunnels have many “fatal flaws,” would be too costly and do nothing to create regional self-reliance.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00 am.