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Guest commentary: Costa’s move to gut the ESA will destroy the Delta 

Coalition response…Carolee Krieger is wrong about the proposed actions within Rep. Costa’s legislation and she exaggerates the potential impacts on the ecosystem.

The legislation introduced by Rep. Costa, H.R. 1927: More Water and Security for Californians Act, will not “drain the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta” and her interpretation is simply false. In fact, a careful read of the proposal at reveals numerous safeguards to preserve in-Delta water supplies and enhancements to improve fish species but Kreiger is betting that you won’t read it.

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