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How is that “iconic network of jewels of the sea” created under the “most open, ...
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Treatment Plant Discharges 4.4 Million Gallons of Untreated Wastewater Into Monterey Bay

SACRAMENTO – On January 18, Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, issued a statement responding to alleged ...

Assemblyman Frazier slams illegal communications between DWR & State Water Board

In the latest battle in the struggle to stop Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels project, ...

Delta Tunnels Opponents File Motion to Stay Hearing, Alleging Illegal Meetings

The embattled California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today announced a new director, Karla Nemeth, ...

Breaking: Karla Nemeth appointed as new director of Department of Water Resources

Looking out over the balcony of our second story room, the Baja sunrise gleamed gold ...

Great Fishing – and Catching – at Hotel Palmas de Cortez

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The Beach Closures due to the sewage spill have been lifted, according to an update from the Monterey County Health Department yesterday evening: “However, all Monterey County Beaches have been posted with a rain advisory due to the current weather.  The public is advised not to have ocean water contact for three days after today’s rain event. Monterey One Water (formerly the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency) reported to the Environmental Health Bureau that sewage had spilled into Monterey Bay due to an equipment failure (headworks bar screen) at their wastewater treatment facility in Marina. The release was stopped ...
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This just in: Restore the Delta today called for the abolition of the Delta Stewardship Council. The full press release is below: Restore the Delta Pens Potent Letter Calling for Abolition of Delta Stewardship Council STOCKTON – Today, Restore the Delta called for the abolition of the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) in a powerful comment letter directed at the Council’s recently released Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (DPEIR) on the Delta Plan Amendments that would greenlight the Delta tunnels and other new storage projects around the state. In the letter, Restore the Delta disclosed that 65 of 75 impacts listed in the report were ...
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How is that “iconic network of jewels of the sea” created under the “most open, transparent and inclusive process” in California history, according to Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative proponents, working out? Not very well, it appears, if you consider the massive untreated wastewater spill that is likely to foul these so-called “marine protected areas” on the Monterey County Coast, just like the Refugio Oil Spill, the result of a ruptured pipeline by the Plains All American Pipeline corporation, fouled Santa Barbara beaches and “marine protected areas” on May 20, 2015. As a result of an “equipment control failure” at ...
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SACRAMENTO – On January 18, Assemblymember Jim Frazier, D-Discovery Bay, issued a statement responding to alleged unlawful ex parte communications between the State Water Resources Control Board and the Department of Water Resources regarding the proposed Delta Tunnels outlined in complaints filed by Delta region local governments, public agencies and advocacy organizations. “If these allegations are true, it attests that DWR has been illegally manipulating the process in favor of the disastrous tunnels project and doing it behind closed doors. I’m appalled that the State Water Board would show such bias and not represent the whole state but only a portion ...
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