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SB1 & the CVP

Sep 10, 2019

Why SB 1 Must Ensure that CESA Applies to the Federal CVP: Kate Poole writes, “Having made it through eight legislative committees and one floor vote, Senate Bill 1 (SB 1) now faces its final hurdles before becoming law: a majority “yes” vote on the floor of California’s Assembly, a final procedural vote in the Senate, and a signature from Governor Newsom. The bill’s authors and proponents, including NRDC, have worked long and hard to resolve the vast majority of concerns raised during the legislative session. Now, some are arguing that the bill should be stripped of its longstanding provision applying the State’s own Endangered Species Act to the operations of the federal Central Valley Project. Here’s why that’s a terrible idea. … ”  Read more from the NRDC here: Why SB 1 Must Ensure that CESA Applies to the Federal CVP  SEE ALSONewspapers Support SB 1 to Protect Against Trump Rollbacks, from the NRDC