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Coalition response…In 2009 the California legislature approved legislation to establish a reliable water supply and to restore the Delta ecosystem. The proposed Bay Delta Conservation Plan is in response to that legislative mandate and represents years of study by scientists and researchers. Those afraid of the amount of diversions from the water flowing through the Delta should understand that limits exist to safeguard the estuary. The amount of water that the project could move is based on what river conditions would allow; sometimes more and sometimes less. Visit www.farmwater.org/exportthrottle.pdf to learn more about exports.