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Ironically, the adoption of the regulations based on improving salmon numbers took place just two days after a Brown administration official admitted that the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDC) to build the tunnels has nothing to do with restoring the Delta, the estuary that Central Valley chinook salmon, steehead, sturgeon, Delta smelt, striped bass and a host of other species depend on for survival. While speaking with Tom Stokely of the California Water Impact Network at a meeting with Northern California's Native American Tribes on Monday, Natural Resources Agency Deputy Director Jerry Meral said, "BDCP is not about, and has never been about saving the Delta. The Delta cannot be saved." "Now if Governor Brown and State officials would just stop pretending it's a habitat plan to save fish when speaking with the press," according to Restore the Delta (http://www.restorethedelta.org/or-is-it-the-point/) Photo of Klamath River angler courtesy of California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
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