Peripheral Tunnels’ Manager Admits Tunnels Will Provide “No Additional Water for So. Cal.”; and Won’t Save Delta So, Why Should We Pay for a $50 Billion Project?
There is a Better Solution
Dr. Jerry Meral, point person for the Brown Administration on Delta issues, recently said, “the Delta cannot be saved.”
In an opinion-editorial piece for the Stockton Record, he now claims, “No additional water withdrawal from the Delta is being sought under the application for this permit.”
So why then should rate payers from Southern California and tax payers throughout the state be asked to pick up the tab for a $50 billion project that will not make more water for Southern California or save the Delta?
To read the Stockton Record op-ed, click here.
There is a better solution to California’s water challenges than to build Peripheral Tunnels that won’t create one drop of new water and will not save the Delta. Restore the Delta’s plan is here.