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Tunnel Oversight Bill

Mar 14, 2019

Dodd-Frazier–Grayson tunnel oversight bill sails through water committee:  “Legislation that would increase legislative oversight of the California twin-tunnels project has cleared the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee.  The committee Tuesday passed the bill authored by Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, on a 6-0 vote.  “We all know WaterFix is a project to build tunnels under the Delta to ship water to other parts of the state,” Dodd, who is co-chairman of the Legislative Delta Caucus, said in a statement released Wednesday by his office. “But beyond that, we in the Legislature and in nearby communicates know surprisingly little. And the implications of this project are enormous. My bill is about transparency and ensuring we’re all aware of what’s going on, how much it costs and how it will affect the economy and the environment.” … ”  Read more from The Daily Republic here:  Dodd-Frazier–Grayson tunnel oversight bill sails through water committee  SEE ALSO: Twin Delta tunnels oversight bill advances in Legislature, from the Woodland Daily Democrat