Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016

Inching ahead

Delta tunnels: A steady trickle of progress for Water Fix

An aerial view of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. JEFFREY T. KREULEN / Capitol Weekly

Capitol Weekly

Capitol Weekly

Gov. Jerry Brown's massive Delta tunnels project is moving forward through a series of state and federal environmental reviews. But it still faces an array of major hurdles. The $15 billion project, known as California Water Fix, is on track to finish the state environmental impact report and federal environmental impact statement by the end of the year.

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3 key ways Trump policies could affect California

KPCC Pasadena

Is California headed for a clash with President-elect Donald Trump? Three key issues — climate change, immigration, and water and drought — are of importance to the state. Here's how a Trump administration could approach them.

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'Perfect storm' allowed new virus to infect salmon

Eureka Times-Standard

Researchers have identified a novel virus found in the brains of Eel River salmon from last year's strenuous run, but the find is not generating any concerns for fish health this year. A UC Davis researcher said that it was likely the "perfect storm" of poor river conditions that allowed the virus to infect the salmon.

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