New environmental concern raised as Southern California Republican tries to block judicial review of tunnels (Sacramento News and Review) 8-2-18
The bridge over Steamboat Slough lies just south of Courtland, one of the towns most threatened by the proposed twin tunnels.
PHOTO BY SCOTT THOMAS ANDERSON
California lawmakers, water districts spar over whether state council is a pawn for Gov. Brown’s controversial tunnels project. SN&R, 05.03.18.
Another leak: Sacramento County joins action alleging illegal communications over twin tunnels
Managers at the California Department of Water Resources saw negative publicity around their agency continue to grow worse last week. SN&R, 01.25.18.
Bidding in secret: Officials quietly solicit contracts on ‘twin tunnels’ project despite lawsuits, lack of permits
Just months after the California WaterFix project was dealt several blows, state officials started moving forward to award construction contracts. SN&R, 12.21.17.
Why save the Delta? Unknown river towns fear untold devastation from Jerry Brown’s twin tunnels project
Meet the farmers and river people who don’t want to say goodbye to their way of life. SN&R, 08.31.17.
Seventeen bodies were hauled out of the tunnel, some charred by fire, others choked in soot.
The men killed that day in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Sylmar in 1971 were burrowing through the earth on behalf of the Metropolitan Water District, a public utility district servicing Anaheim, Long Beach, Los Angeles and San Fernando.