Tunnel Vision Part Two: Rivers in Peril

How Jerry Brown’s plan to build two giant water tunnels, along with legislation in Congress, could ultimately spoil the last of Northern California’s wild and scenic rivers.

…the big water prize in California is the major rivers on the North Coast – including the Eel, the Smith, and the Trinity – that are protected by wild and scenic designations. Those rivers contain millions of acre-feet of water that could be diverted. And pressure to dam up those rivers is sure to increase in the decades to come…

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Read the full article published in the East Bay Express

By Robert Gammon
Published: Wednesday, June 19, 2013