The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California can proceed with its $175 million purchase of five islands in the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, even as legal challenges continue. A portion of Chipps Island, pictured here, is part of the sale.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California can proceed with its $175 million purchase of five islands in the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, even as legal challenges continue. A portion of Chipps Island, pictured here, is part of the sale. Manny Crisosotomo The Sacramento Bee
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California can proceed with its $175 million purchase of five islands in the heart of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, even as legal challenges continue. A portion of Chipps Island, pictured here, is part of the sale. Manny Crisosotomo The Sacramento Bee

State Supreme Court gives Metropolitan go-ahead to buy Delta islands

July 15, 2016 2:47 PM

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