Sandhill cranes flock together in a flooded corn field at sunrise in November on Staten Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The Delta Protection Commission says eliminating the pumping plants from the Delta tunnels plan would lessen the impacts to sandhill cranes and other wildlife, but more protections are needed.
Sandhill cranes flock together in a flooded corn field at sunrise in November on Staten Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The Delta Protection Commission says eliminating the pumping plants from the Delta tunnels plan would lessen the impacts to sandhill cranes and other wildlife, but more protections are needed. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Sandhill cranes flock together in a flooded corn field at sunrise in November on Staten Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The Delta Protection Commission says eliminating the pumping plants from the Delta tunnels plan would lessen the impacts to sandhill cranes and other wildlife, but more protections are needed. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

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December 25, 2014 4:00 PM

Revised plan for Delta tunnels is still a bad idea

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