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"This entire process is not only an outrage against the environment and the Delta," said Bob Wright of Friends of the River. "It is also an outrage against the people and the taxpayers of California. The people voted down the peripheral canal back in 1982 by a 63-37% vote." Photo of chinook salmon by the Department of Fish and Wildlife. If the peripheral tunnels are built, Californians can expect to see imperiled Central Valley chinook salmon, along with Delta smelt, longfin smelt, Sacramento splittail and other species, become extinct.
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