STOCKTON - A San Joaquin County supervisor said he is concerned that Southern California will ruin the Delta by taking its water south, and that a state bureaucracy has plans to take over control of the lands that comprise the Delta.
Supervisor Leroy Ornellas, of Tracy, said at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting that someday Northern California will lose control of the water supply and quality in its backyard. He fears that a planning body with similar control to the Coastal Commission will surface and exert its authority over local governments on the Delta's future.
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