Judge Won’t Enjoin Water District’s Purchase Of California’s Delta Islands

(June 3, 2016, 2:43 PM EDT) -- STOCKTON, Calif. — A California state court judge on June 2 denied a preliminary injunction that would have required the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) to rescind its decision to purchase the so-called Delta Islands for a massive water pipeline project before obtaining an environmental impact report (EIR) under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (County of San Joaquin, et al. v. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and Delta Wetlands Properties, real party in interest, No. STK-CV-UWM-2016-0003597, Calif. Super., San Joaquin Co.)....
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