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KQED Forum: Water Bill Hearing Preview

Monday, August 17, 2009

In Sacramento, stakeholders are lining up in support of and in opposition to a series of bills that would change how fresh water moves through the California Delta. We talk about the possibility of what some are calling a peripheral canal. Listen on KQED’s website.

Host: Michael Krasny

  * Bill Jennings, executive director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA)
  * Joe Simitian, state senator representing California’s 11th District
  * Jonas Minton, water policy adviser for the Planning and Conservation League, a statewide conservation advocacy group
  * Keith Coolidge, deputy director of the Calfed Bay Delta Program, a collaboration of 25 state and federal agencies charged with improving the state’s water supply and ecological health

Listen on KQED’s website