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H.R.1837 San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 05, 2012 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 332.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources - Water and Power

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on February 29, 2012, with a roll call of 246 ayes, 175 nays, and 11 not voting.

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  • 20% of users support H.R.1837

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    • California Water Alliance

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    • Madera County Board of Supervisors

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    • Kern County Water Agency

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    • On February 27, 2012, by brownrabbit - "California League of Conservation Voters opposes the bill.":http://www.ecovote.org/blog/protecting-californias-water-laws

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Congressional Leaders urge cost-benefit analysis of Delta tunne ... - July 19, 2012 by danbacher - ... protection against this catastrophe is existing water rights and environmental laws at the federal and state levels, which the House of Representatives has already voted to completely overturn with the disastrous HR 1837.

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      As noted by danbacher on July 19, 2012, "... protection against this catastrophe is existing water rights and environmental laws at the federal and state levels, which the House of Representatives has already voted to completely overturn with the disastrous HR 1837." (/url?q=http://blogs.alternet.org/danbacher/2012/07/18/congressional-leaders-urge-cost-benefit-analysis-of-delta-tunne/&sa=U&ei=AnsJUPPnBaOc2AXM7unKBw&ved=0CCwQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEprbPOPmjCLlKuCHov04XllhKz_Q)
    • Congressional Leaders urge cost-benefit analysis of Delta tunne ... - July 18, 2012 by danbacher - ... protection against this catastrophe is existing water rights and environmental laws at the federal and state levels, which the House of Representatives has already voted to completely overturn with the disastrous HR 1837.

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      As noted by danbacher on July 18, 2012, "... protection against this catastrophe is existing water rights and environmental laws at the federal and state levels, which the House of Representatives has already voted to completely overturn with the disastrous HR 1837." (/url?q=http://blogs.alternet.org/danbacher/2012/07/18/congressional-leaders-urge-cost-benefit-analysis-of-delta-tunne/&sa=U&ei=HBkIUKa8HeT82gWMi5HqBA&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHcIIRDL0iv_Jg6kZIZJ2j6FUrPyg)
    • This just in … Garamendi and Northern California congressional ... - July 16, 2012 by Maven - ... protection against this catastrophe is existing water rights and environmental laws at the federal and state levels, which the House of Representatives has already voted to completely overturn with the disastrous HR 1837.

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      As noted by Maven on July 16, 2012, "... protection against this catastrophe is existing water rights and environmental laws at the federal and state levels, which the House of Representatives has already voted to completely overturn with the disastrous HR 1837." (/url?q=http://www.aquafornia.com/archives/69923/&sa=U&ei=wuQFUI-NNMSq2QWQ5a2bBQ&ved=0CDYQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNHh-ptjQujP4EKFRPA5og7ngkJ2HA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Denham's intentions questioned - August 18, 2012 by Record - Denham was a co-sponsor of HR1837, a bill that sought to suck more water out of the dying Delta, even in drought years, for the benefit of the Westlands Water District and other hostiles. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton (who, ironically ...

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      As noted by Record on August 18, 2012, "Denham was a co-sponsor of HR1837, a bill that sought to suck more water out of the dying Delta, even in drought years, for the benefit of the Westlands Water District and other hostiles. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton (who, ironically ..." (http://www.recordnet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120819/A_NEWS0803/208190315)
    • Damaging water bill deflected - May 04, 2012 by San Francisco Gate - Editorial, Feb. 16, 2012 What happened: On a 246-175 vote, the House passed HR1837, a bill that reallocates water from environmental restoration to water contractors and moved it on to the Senate. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has rolled it and ...

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      As noted by San Francisco Gate on May 04, 2012, "Editorial, Feb. 16, 2012 What happened: On a 246-175 vote, the House passed HR1837, a bill that reallocates water from environmental restoration to water contractors and moved it on to the Senate. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has rolled it and ..." (http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/05/04/ED5U1ODIU6.DTL)
    • Scientific report shows HR 1837 is big threat to Central Valley salmon - May 01, 2012 by Calitics - ...critical link between water flows dedicated to salmon, which allow the fish to spawn, and the overall salmon population. H.R. 1837 undoes many measures Californians have put in place to protect water flows for salmon and potentially puts that population

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      As noted by Calitics on May 01, 2012, "...critical link between water flows dedicated to salmon, which allow the fish to spawn, and the overall salmon population. H.R. 1837 undoes many measures Californians have put in place to protect water flows for salmon and potentially puts that population" (http://calitics.com/diary/14311/scientific-report-shows-hr-1837-is-big-threat-to-central-valley-salmon)
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