In his State of the State Address, Gov. Jerry Brown committed to complete basic elements of the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan this year. BDCP is an effort, started and paid for by water exporters, to obtain 50-year permits for operation of the giant federal and state water projects in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the heart of the vast San Francisco Bay estuary and the hub of the system distributing water from north to south.

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