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This project still doesn’t create one gallon of new water, and it still doesn’t add one gallon of desperately needed storage for existing water. The BDCP remains a bad deal for California. It's time to stop the madness and fully consider alternatives, such as the NRDC’s portfolio approach or the ‘Comprehensive Water Plan for All of California’ that I have proposed.
State admits a $3 Billion error in their analysis but continues to ignore comprehensive plans that would actually address California’s water needs. Garamendi has offered an updated version of his "Water Plan for All of California"
This bill is critical for California. WRDA authorizes both flood protection projects that save lives and property and needed improvements for our ports and waterways. Rebuilding our crumbling water infrastructure is crucial for American businesses, creating jobs in construction and agriculture while strengthening our ability to export American products around the world.
Congressman Garamendi Praises Solano County’s Recology Dixon for Technological Innovation to Combat Effects of Climate Change
Now that’s innovation, and that’s the kind of thing that can be done. That methane coming off the landfill into the Caterpillar engine into the generator will replace more than a million gallons of diesel fuel that was once used to run that very same kind of an engine.
Garamendi Meets with Farmers, Manufacturers, Graduate Students, Affordable Housing Administrators, Job Skills Specialists During Busy Week in District
During the district work period this week, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield, CA) engaged in a whirlwind tour across the 3rd Congressional District.
Congressman Garamendi Cosponsors Bipartisan Bill Adding Quagga Mussels to National Invasive Species List
“I’m a cosponsor of this bipartisan legislation, because Lake County residents deserve to be protected from these harmful invasive species," Congressman Garamendi said.
The bipartisan legislation continues the federal government’s commitment at Lake Tahoe by authorizing funding to reduce threats to wildfire, improve water clarity, combat invasive species and restore the environment in the Lake Tahoe Basin.
University of California at Davis will lead the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Genomics to Improve poultry. They are one of ten research centers selected to develop a method for producing more food in an environmentally sensitive manner.
The good news is that we as the American public can rise to the challenge of climate change, and communities like the one I represent in Davis, California, are leading the way.
Garamendi Votes for Water Resources Reform & Development Act to Strengthen Flood Protection, Port & Waterway Infrastructure
This bill is extremely important for my constituents and our nation. The levee projects provide life-saving protection for residents throughout California’s flood prone Central Valley. The construction projects will rebuild our crumbling water infrastructure and create jobs. By revitalizing our ports, waterways, and natural habitats, this bill supports business development, including the agriculture businesses in my district that export their products around the world.