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Los Angeles Community, Consumer and Environmental Groups Oppose Governor Brown’s Twin-Tunnels Project

Project would raise water bills and property taxes from $2,000 to $4,500 per household but provide no additional water to Los Angeles

 LOS ANGELES—Food & Water Watch, the Sierra Club, Northridge South Neighborhood Council, North Hollywood North East Neighborhood Council, Southern California Watershed Alliance, the Westside Neighborhood Council and the East Los Angeles Community Corporation oppose Governor Brown’s massive twin-tunnels project that he endorsed today as part of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.

The tunnel project is estimated to cost from $24 to over $50 billion and …

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Community, Ratepayer and Environmental Groups Oppose Governor Brown’s Twin-Tunnels Project That Would Raise Rates for Santa Clara Valley Water District Customers

Coalition calls on SCVWD Board of Directors to reject 15-year tax and rate hikes for project that brings no additional water to SCVWD customers

SAN JOSE, Calif.— Today Food & Water Watch, Restore the Delta, 350 Silicon Valley, the Dean Democratic Club of Silicon Valley, the Environmental Water Caucus, First Generation Farmers and the Raging Grannies protested Governor Brown’s proposal to build massive twin tunnels as part of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP).  The protest was held at a Santa Clara Valley Water District special …

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Farmers, Fishermen, Environmentalists & Consumers Launch Campaign Against BDCP Tunnels

Too Costly, Create No New Water, Better Solutions Available  $50 billion Boondoggle – Urban Families & Businesses Pay for West Side San Joaquin Valley Mega-Growers’ Water

Sacramento, Calif.—Californians for a Fair Water Policy, a statewide coalition opposing Gov. Brown’s water export tunnels, today launched a statewide campaign by their members (Restore the Delta, Food & Water Watch, Environmental Water Caucus, AquAlliance, Friends of the River, California Water Impact Network, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, and Southern California Watershed Alliance) and allies, including elected leaders, Sierra Club California, …

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Metropolitan Water District’s Vote to Increase Property Taxes To Pave Way for Governor Brown’s Water Tunnels

Southern California Campaign Launched to Stop Water Tunnel Tax

Los Angeles—Yesterday the Metropolitan Water District’s board of directors took the first step toward raising property taxes to pay for massive twin-tunnels 350 miles north of Los Angeles. The MWD board decided to suspend restrictions on property tax revenues as a first step towards funding the construction and financing of proposed 35-mile twin tunnels to divert the Sacramento River, estimated to cost between $20 and $50 billion. In addition to MWD, the tunnels are supported by Westlands …

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Statewide Campaign Launched to Defeat Governor Brown’s $50 Billion Water Tunnels Project

San Francisco — While Governor Brown plots to build massive twin tunnels to send the Sacramento River to corporate agribusiness and oil interests, a group of over 30 organizations from across the political spectrum have formed Californians for a Fair Water Policy, a statewide coalition working to defeat the tunnels project that will unfairly and unnecessarily burden California’s taxpayers, ratepayers, and the environment.

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