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Conserving water is a lot easier than digging a massive delta bypass tunnel

To the editor: Your comparison of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta bypass tunnel project to “a patient waiting for heart bypass surgery” and that “California has been stuck awaiting approval [to build a] bypass from the Sacramento River around (instead of through) the state's hydrological...
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