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ANTHOLOGY: The California Peripheral Canal and the recent PPIC report

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Read about Steve Greenberg’s comic from 1982 here.

The Public Policy Institute of California recently issued a report renewing the call for a peripheral canal that has plagued California politics and environmentalism for so long.

View video and audio of a July 18 presentation in Sacramento by two of the report’s authors, Ellen Hanak of the PPIC and Jay Lund of UC Davis.

View the PPIC report, “Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta” with interactive maps of projected Delta flooding with and without levee repairs.

The UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences has some good explanations and resources. Jay Lund is here.

View presentations of the state’s second strategic plan draft of the “Delta Vision.”

Search no more, PeripheralCanal.com has a comprehensive feed listing of news reports on the peripheral canal as well as great links to maps, stats, and other resources.

Kelly Zito reported on the PPIC report for the Chronicle. She lays out the 1980s north-south debate over a peripheral canal, how the debate has evolved, and what environmentalists are saying about the potential effects for fish populations.

Tami Abdollah gives a brief overview of the PPIC report with some key quotes in the LA Times blog, “Greenspace.”

Peter King reports in the LA Times on the peripheral canal in the context of the drought.

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One thought on “ANTHOLOGY: The California Peripheral Canal and the recent PPIC report

  1. what is the URL to the comprehensive feed listing of news reports with the great links. Neither the link nor the URL “www.PeripheralCanal.com” are working for me

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