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During the fall election, Governor Jerry Brown and advocates of Proposition 1, the state water bond, constantly claimed that the measure was "tunnels neutral." In photo opportunity after ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 10:30 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Sacramento, CA- Restore the Delta (RTD), opponents of Gov. Brown’s rush to build massive underground water tunnels that would drain the Delta and doom sustainable farms, salmon and other Pacific ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 10:18 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Want to find out more about Governor Jerry Brown's Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build the twin water export tunnels and how you can join the growing movement to stop the most environmentally ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 09:12 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Hundreds of people attended an event honoring Zeke Grader, Executive Director of The Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman's Associations (PCFFA) and The Institute for Fisheries Resources (IFR) on ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 12:33 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
In one of the biggest and most overlooked environmental scandals in recent California history, a prominent oil industry lobbyist served as a high ranking official overseeing the creation of marine ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 10:42 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
It's time to present the "Cold, Dead Fish Awards," an annual "tribute" to those individuals, government agencies, corporations and others who have gone out of their way to destroy and despoil the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 06:20 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Stephen Corry, Director of Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, has criticized big conservation groups, including some of the corporate "environmental groups" ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 07:46 PM PST with 11 Recommends
The oil industry welcomed the release of the California Natural Resources Agency’s draft environmental impact report of fracking operations in California, while environmental groups slammed the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 02:30 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Governor Jerry Brown continued to live up to his reputation as "Big Oil Brown" with his administration's release of the finalized text of the state's regulations for fracking and well stimulation on ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Jan 02, 2015 at 11:51 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Being a journalist, particularly an independent investigative journalist like myself, can be very hazardous to one's health and safety. In the last 20 years, the National Security State and its ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Dec 25, 2014 at 09:42 AM PST with 71 Recommends
In her eloquent salute to the First Amendment recently printed in the S.F. Chronicle, Catherine Reheis-Boyd, the distinguished President of the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA), has ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 09:05 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Leaked documents provided to Northwest Public Radio, Business Week and other media outlets have exposed a campaign by the Western States Petroleum Association to fund and coordinate a network of “...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 09:29 AM PST with 15 Recommends
The enormous influence of the oil industry, the largest and most powerful corporate lobby in California, has allowed it to frack offshore waters in the Santa Barbara Channel over the past 20 years ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 03:21 PM PST with 14 Recommends
In a victory for recreational anglers, the California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) has abandoned its plan to raid fishing license funds to manage questionable "marine protected areas" created ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 10:56 AM PST with 9 Recommends
You will rarely see the biggest, most explosive story in California environmental politics covered in either the mainstream media or most so-called "alternative" media. This giant environmental ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 26, 2014 at 08:55 AM PST with 17 Recommends
If you just yearn to hear proponents of corporate greenwashing, neo-liberal environmental policies and the alleged "marine protected areas" created under the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 12:38 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Governor Jerry Brown should abandon his doomed Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) to build the peripheral tunnels and embrace a sustainable water solution that is fair to all Californians, according ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 08:48 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Prop. 1, Governor Jerry Brown's water bond, is behind us. What do we still need to do? The Delta Tunnels are looming before us: What’s coming in the fight by fishermen, Indian Tribes, ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 08:15 PM PST with 16 Recommends
As the oil industry spent record amounts on lobbying in Sacramento and made record profits, documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity reveal that almost 3 billion gallons of oil ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 06:23 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
What do a plan to build a huge telescope on a sacred mountain, Mauna Kea, in Hawaii and a privately funded process to create alleged "marine protected areas in California have to do with one another?
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 08:54 AM PDT with 5 Recommends