Stop the Agreement Between the Feds & Westlands Water District!

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Action Alert from Restore the Delta: Please call Governor Jerry Brown, Senator Barbara Boxer, and your Congressional Representative today, and ask them to oppose bill H.R 4366 (Valdadao) to affirm an agreement between the United States and Westlands Water District … Continued

Governor Brown: don’t undermine environmental laws to push Delta Tunnels

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Delta advocates are very concerned that Jerry Brown may work with the incoming Donald Trump administration to weaken the Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act to push through Brown’s “legacy” project, the Delta Tunnels, before he leaves office. On … Continued

Vote Yes on Prop. 53 – Stop the Delta Tunnels!

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Governor Jerry Brown and his allies are dumping millions of dollars into the campaign against Proposition 53, a California ballot initiative that requires voter approval before the state could issue more than $2 billion in public infrastructure bonds that would … Continued

Brown administration applies for permit to kill salmon, Delta smelt

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Governor Jerry Brown and other state officials have constantly claimed the Delta Tunnels project will “restore” the Delta ecosystem, but they revealed their real plans on October 7 when the administration applied for a permit to kill winter-run Chinook salmon, … Continued

Public Meeting to be Held on Proposed Sacramento River Fishing Closure Alternatives

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CDFW Press Release November 3 The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is holding a public meeting to solicit comments on proposed fishing closure alternatives for 5.5 miles of the Sacramento River above the Highway 44 Bridge in Redding … Continued

California’s Scariest Halloween Horror Show: Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels

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While adults and children alike dress up as vampires, ghosts, zombies, extra-terrestrials and other creatures on Halloween, Governor Jerry Brown is busy promoting his own real life horror show that exceeds the terror found in any scary movie that’s ever … Continued

New study reveals how reducing river flows harms San Francisco Bay and coastal waters

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One of the most difficult ideas to get state and federal officials to acknowledge is that fish and marine life in our bay and ocean waters need fresh water flows to thrive — and that diverting massive of quantities of … Continued

Governor Brown Admits Delta Tunnels Are Unpopular As Legislators Slam Project

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On the same day that Governor Jerry Brown jokingly praised former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger for saddling him with the Delta Tunnels and other “unpopular policies,” four Northern California Congress Members and twelve state legislators issued letters strongly opposing the tunnels … Continued

Fitch Ratings Downgrades Westlands Water District’s Next Bond Sales

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It looks like the politically powerful Westlands Water District, one of the main backers of Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels and Congressional legislation to eviscerate protections for Sacramento River Chinook salmon and Delta smelt, is in more financial trouble. Fitch … Continued

Water contractors lobby for salmon-killing drought legislation in Congress

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Just days after Governor Jerry Brown’s administration applied for a “take” permit to kill Delta smelt, winter-run Chinook salmon and other endangered species in order to build and operate the Delta Tunnels, agribusiness interests accelerated their lobbying campaign to pass … Continued