EPA diving into the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Posted by Trish Riley, February 10, 2011

Urban water agencies and Central Valley irrigation districts hit by pumping cutbacks in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have long groused that federal regulators are obsessed with the effects of the big pumps that send water south and haven’t paid enough attention to myriad other stresses on the delta environment.

Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signaled that it is turning its attention to those other factors and may step up regulation of pollutants contributing to the delta’s ecological collapse.

via http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2011/02/epa-diving-into-the-sacramento-san-joaquin-delta-.html