25 Sep Shades of Owens Valley: Metropolitan Water District and Westlands Water District Moving to Purchase

Sep 22, 2015

On Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 8:30 AM, behind closed doors, MWD’s executive committee has scheduled what appears to be the purchase of parcels for the proposed massive Delta Tunnels project.  The Agenda for the MWD Real Asset and Property Management Committee contains the list of these parcels within its public notice. “Delta Wetlands Properties; under negotiation: price and terms of payments; to be heard in closed session”.  … “In secret, it appears MWD is getting into the land management business acquiring properties for a project that is neither approved, nor, as proposed, complies with federal and state water quality and environmental protection laws,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla.  “Why is it necessary for MWD General Manager Jeff Kightlinger to conduct such a transaction behind closed doors?” … ”  Continue reading from Restore the Delta here: Shades of Owens Valley: MWD & Westlands Moving to Purchase Delta Property Parcels in Path of Proposed Delta Tunnels Project

Source: http://www.familiesprotectingthevalley.com/topstory.php?ax=v&n=10&id=10&nid=11800