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2008-07-01 18:00:13

Fitch Ratings assigns the rating of 'AA+' to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan or the district) $77.4 million water revenue refunding bonds, 2008 series C.

2008-07-01 06:00:26

By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 1--A court-ordered fix for the threatened Delta smelt population is running into trouble before it has even seen daylight.

2008-06-26 06:02:33

By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jun. 26--A bill approved by a legislative committee Tuesday would require the state to build hatcheries to breed threatened Delta smelt. Critics warn it may undercut the state Endangered Species Act. Senate Bill 994 by Sen.

2008-06-24 21:02:20

By Mike Taugher, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jun. 24--Staff Writer Five members of Congress from Northern California fired a warning shot Tuesday across the bow of a swift-moving plan that calls for a controversial aqueduct to deliver water around the Delta as its centerpiece.

2005-10-21 08:16:04

Saving the endangered delta smelt, a tiny fish considered a key indicator of the health of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, could cost hundreds of millions of dollars, according to a report being released Thursday.


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