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Coalition response…The single tunnel conveyance would be a disaster for San Joaquin Valley farmers. The normal water supply delivered to these farmers would be cut by a third, leaving about 750,000 acres of farmland with no water supply in a normal year. This is not what California needs as it continues to recover from a struggling economy. Consumers would be faced with a declining locally-grown food supply and an increasing reliance on more imported products to feed their families. They deserve better than that.