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2011-05-13 15:12:00

NOVATO, Calif., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his most outrageous performance yet, Congressman Devin Nunes, the southern San Joaquin Valley Republican lawmaker who accuses environmentalists of being Communists and attacks water officials who negotiate environmental agreements as sell-outs, has introduced a new bill that would eliminate or weaken most protections for the collapsing Bay-Delta ecosystem. HR 1837, the San Joaquin Valley Reliability Act, introduced on May 11, would completely...

2010-07-21 14:47:00

NOVATO, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the State Water Resources Control Board released its long awaited draft report, identifying new flow criteria for the endangered Delta ecosystem.

2010-05-18 08:22:30

Study suggests pollution reductions could help restoration efforts.

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2010-03-21 08:05:00

The National Academy of Sciences released a report on Friday stating that federal limits on water that can be pumped out of a major river delta for California farmers are scientifically justified.

2010-03-16 16:33:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Water Contractors, a statewide organization representing 27 public water agencies in California, released a new analysis today quantifying how regulatory restrictions, theoretically designed to protect endangered fish species, have severely impacted our state's water supply.

2010-02-26 13:31:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Water Resources announced today that public water agencies are projected to receive 15 percent of their contracted water supply for 2010, up from its previous five percent projection.

2010-02-17 13:36:00

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2009-06-04 18:47:00

Additional Regulatory Restrictions Cut Water Supply for People, Businesses & Farms SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Additional restrictions on the state's water projects in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) were announced today, further reducing the amount of water available to people, businesses and farms throughout California.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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