March 11, 2013
by Barry Nelson
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New USC Report Shows Promise of the Portfolio Approach

Barry Nelson, Senior Policy Analyst, Water Program, San Francisco
Last week, the University of Southern California released an ambitious new report entitled “Water Supply Scarcity in Southern California: Assessing Water District L… Continue reading

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February 5, 2013
by Kate Poole
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Two More Reasons Why BDCP Should Analyze Our Proposed Conceptual Alternative: Law and Economics

Kate Poole, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
Skeptics of the portfolio approach recently put forward by NRDC and a coalition of business, municipal, water agency, and conservation interests have asked the question: ‘Why would water … Continue reading

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January 29, 2013
by Kate Poole
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Californians – Find Out Here Where Your Water Comes From

Kate Poole, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
Where does your water come from?  And why should you care?  After all, the Har-Bowl is nearly upon us, and the Oscars are not far behind.  What information about California water… Continue reading

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January 16, 2013
by Kate Poole
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Size Matters, but the Whole Package is the Important Thing

Kate Poole, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
Today, NRDC and several of our colleagues in the water agency, business and conservation world are proposing an alternative for analysis in the Bay Delta Conservation Planning process.  Th… Continue reading

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February 16, 2011
by Barry Nelson
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The House Budget Chooses the Path to Water Policy Gridlock

The Republican budget, which is being debated on the House floor, includes a simple choice about the path forward on water issues in California.  Unfortunately, the bill proposes to pick the path of conflict and gridlock, rather than of cooperatio… Continue reading

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December 2, 2010
by Kate Poole
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A Glimmer of Consensus amidst the Sound and the Fury

We all love a good show, and the foot-stomping theatrics of Westlands and their close allies the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority have captured much of the attention of Bay-Delta watchers over the last week.  But a more interesting and… Continue reading

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December 2, 2010
by Kate Poole
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A Glimmer of Consensus amidst the Sound and the Fury

We all love a good show, and the foot-stomping theatrics of Westlands and their close allies the San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority have captured much of the attention of Bay-Delta watchers over the last week.  But a more interesting and… Continue reading

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