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The Delta smelt battle heads to the supreme court

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The battle over the Delta smelt heads to the supreme court this week. Farmers and water agencies want the judges to throw out water pumping restrictions that are in place to protect the endangered fish. <br /><br />At times, water deliveries are reduced to valley growers and neighborhoods in the southland. The metropolitan water district of southern California wants the court to take into account the drought that’s affected the state. <br /><br />The supreme court justices are expected to consider the appeal tomorrow. <br /><br /></div>

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