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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

$54 Billion Water Deal for Developers proposed by "frugal" Gov. Schwarzenneger

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Stop the Governor's Big Ditch

9/2/2009--The state legislature is currently considering legislation that serves as a road map to constructing the controversial "peripheral canal" and includes funding for new dams. California already diverts more than 6 million acre-feet of freshwater from the Delta annually and has more than 1,400 major dams blocking our rivers. The state has issued water-rights permits for more than five times the average annual water flow in all of California's rivers and streams. And an economic report released to the legislature last week reveals that the governor's proposed canal could cost a staggering $54 billion....
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http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/2167/t/5243/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=1383

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