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2010-02-26 14:55:00

FRESNO, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta and other water users earlier this week filed for summary judgment in their lawsuit against the California Department of Fish and Game related to the management of striped bass, an invasive species that is known to feed upon endangered salmon and delta smelt. The lawsuit was originally filed in late 2008 and is pending in the U.S. District Court in Fresno before Judge Oliver Wanger. The California Department of...

2010-01-22 16:12:00

DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- An elite panel of leading water, engineering, and environmental scientists from throughout the nation is set to meet for five days starting Sunday at the University of California at Davis to begin examining rules adopted by federal environmental and wildlife regulators to protect imperiled Delta fish species. The panel was put together by the National Academy of Sciences; the nation's most esteemed science body. U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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