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Sep 20, 2017

Farming district says it won’t pay for Delta tunnels in a vote that could kill the project

An influential group of San Joaquin Valley farmers Tuesday voted against helping to pay for the Delta tunnels, denying Gov. Jerry Brown crucial financial support for the $17.1 billion project.

Sep 19, 2017

Congressman Garamendi’s Statement on Westlands Water District Twin Tunnels Announcement

“Today, the Westlands Water District voted to reject the California WaterFix. They came to realize what Delta residents have known for so long: the twin tunnels are a boondoggle, a real financial disaster."

Jun 28, 2017

Read Garamendi's SacBee editorial against the Twin Tunnels

The blaring headlines this week said the biological opinions issued by the federal government gave what could be a final green light to the California WaterFix. Wrong. There is no green light for this $15 billion boondoggle.