***BREAKING NEWS*** JUDGE TOSSES DELTA MANAGEMENT PLAN

The much-touted “Delta Plan,” which is supposed to shape management of the largest estuary on the west coast of the western hemisphere, has been tossed out by Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny.  The plan has been ruled “invalid and must be set aside until proper revisions are completed.”  The plan does not meet the courts thresholds “with regard to reduced Delta reliance, the Court found the plan failed to include targets that would ensure reduced reliance, as required by the Delta Reform Act.”  This ruling puts discussions about the Delta, mitigations, and the Governor’s plan for conveyance tunnels into turmoil, and potentially delays any activities involving the watershed.  Click here for a full story.

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