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Fish First or a Gift to Water Districts? Sec. of Natural Resources John Laird Discusses the Delta Conservation Plan

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John Laird. Photo: courtesy of California Natural Resources Agency

John Laird. Photo: courtesy of California Natural Resources Agency

By J.D. Hillard

California has set out to restore habitat in the San Francisco Bay Delta, while making the supply water agencies use from the delta’s rivers more reliable. The draft of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan has been called a “fish first” plan. Still it has earned harsh criticism from some environmental groups for failing to set aside a certain amount of water for habitat. State Secretary of Natural Resources John Laird is facilitating the process, he spoke earlier this week.

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