Hoopa Valley Tribe Slams San Luis Settlement Agreement

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On May 24, the Hoopa Valley Tribe from Northern California filed its objection to two bills proposed in the House of Representatives to implement the controversial San Luis Settlement Agreement, saying the agreement would “forever condemn the Tribe to poverty.” … Continued

Garamendi and Feinstein Drought Bills Will Sacrifice Bay-Delta Fisheries

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Drought bills sponsored by Congressman John Garamendi and Senator Dianne Feinstein pose a dire threat to imperiled salmon, steelhead and other fish of the San Francisco-Bay Delta, according to the latest action alert from Restore the Delta (RTD). Since the beginning … Continued

Taxpayers Are Paying Lion’s Share for Brown’s Delta Tunnels

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How would you like to pay for a massive government public works project that will drive Sacramento River Chinook salmon, Central Valley steelhead, Delta smelt and other fish species to extinction but won’t create one single drop of new water? In … Continued

California Fish and Game Commission Breaks Promise to Anglers

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Commission moves forward with plan to postpone MPA assessments  On April 13, the California Fish and Game Commission moved forward with a controversial final Marine Protected Area “Master Plan” that postpones environmental assessments from every 5 years, as originally promised, to every 10 … Continued

Water Board Schedules Closed Delta Tunnels Meetings

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The State Water Resources Control Board on April 11 announced a schedule of meetings that it may hold regarding the state and federal government petition to divert water on the Sacramento River for Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels, but these meetings will be … Continued

Feds to Probe Delta Tunnel Misuse of Grant Funds

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In the latest development in the long saga of Governor Jerry Brown’s rapidly collapsing California Water Fix, the Inspector General will be conducting an investigation of a Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) complaint detailing how a funding agreement with … Continued

Broad Coalition Urges State, Feds to Update Bay-Delta Water Quality Plan

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A large coalition of over 150 conservation, fishing, recreational, and tribal organizations on April 5 sent letters to the California State Water Resources Control Board and to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding California’s failure to update Bay-Delta Water Quality … Continued

Delta Group Warns Ratepayers to ‘Watch Your Wallets’

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Don’t let Governor Jerry Brown and the water contractors pull your wallet out of your pocket and steal your hard-earned money. Restore the Delta (RTD) yesterday alerted all water ratepayers throughout California to “be on guard for water rate and parcel tax … Continued

Major Announcement on Klamath Dam Removal Set For Wednesday

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On this Wednesday, April 6, Interior Secretary Jewell, the Governors of California and Oregon, Tribal Leaders & Water Users to Make Major Announcement on Klamath River Dams and Restoration at Requa near the mouth of the Klamath on the Yurok … Continued

A Chaotic Mess: State Water Board Suspends Delta Tunnels Deadlines

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The State Water Resources Control Board announced on March 29 that they are suspending the upcoming deadlines for the California Water Fix/Delta Tunnels water rights change petition in response to a request by the state and federal water agencies to … Continued