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Apparently responding to recent articles written by Adam Scow of Food and Water Watch and others about the insanity of using water for fracking during an unprecedented drought, the oil industry has ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 08:23 AM PST with 149 Recommends
Recreational anglers, commercial fishermen, Indian tribal leaders, family farmers, environmentalists, Delta residents and many elected officials strongly oppose the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP)
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 104 comments on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 03:06 PM PDT with 119 Recommends
A salmon summit, convened by Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) and Congressman Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) to address the decline of California’s salmon runs and what is ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Dec 18, 2010 at 02:09 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Congressman Jim Costa (D-Fresno) has introduced legislation to exempt the Central Valley and State Water projects from Delta pumping restrictions required under the Endangered Species Act to ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 11:06 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
The numbers of fall run chinook salmon returning to spawn in the Sacramento River and its tributaries to date are significantly better than the record low returns of last year, although the numbers ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Nov 04, 2010 at 12:24 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, said the Tribe strongly opposes the tentative approval of genetically engineered salmon by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Feb 19, 2013 at 08:07 AM PST with 24 Recommends
Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance, recently forecasted an "avalanche" of lawsuits against the Delta Plan approved by the Delta Stewardship Council ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 05:42 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
On December 22, a federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled that a 2009 “biological opinion” that protects the habitat of endangered salmon in the San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers from ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2014 at 11:51 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Monday, November 4 was a big day for opponents of Governor Jerry Brown's Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) to build the peripheral tunnels. Placer County officials held a press conference on the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 06:49 PM PST with 20 Recommends
In the latest battle in the California water wars, Humboldt County and the Hoopa Valley Indian Tribe in northern California today warned that the Governor’s Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) to ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Apr 13, 2013 at 03:14 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The abundance of Delta fish species documented in the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s fall midwater trawl survey plummeted again in 2012, after a temporary increase among Delta smelt ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 10:36 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) on Thursday condemned the latest developments regarding the controversial Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) after his office received a briefing on the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 08:16 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
A report written by Geir Aasen of the California Department of Fish and Game documents the massive numbers of fish salvaged at the federal Central Valley Project's Tracy Fish Collection Facility (...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 05:39 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Governor Jerry Brown issued a proclamation on April 21 celebrating "John Muir Day" - at the same time he is fast-tracking the construction of the environmentally-destructive peripheral tunnels under ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 07:36 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Over 30 people, including members of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, Hoopa Valley Tribe and their allies, protested government plans to raise Shasta Dam and build the peripheral tunnels under the Delta in ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 08:35 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
David Gurney, an independent film maker from Fort Bragg, is suing officials from the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative and state agencies in Mendocino County Superior Court over his ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jan 21, 2011 at 09:14 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Californians for Fair Water Policy, a statewide coalition of environmental, water conservation, fishing, farming, Native American and community organizations, on September 9 announced their ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Sep 14, 2013 at 12:11 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
As opposition to Governor Jerry Brown's plan to build two massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta increases every day, Brown administration officials continue to mount a full ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue May 21, 2013 at 06:50 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Jerry Meral, Deputy Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency and Jerry Brown's point man for the Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build the peripheral tunnels, announced his retirement ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 08:07 AM PST with 16 Recommends
The California Natural Resources Agency on Monday, December 9 released 34,000 pages of Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) documents for public review as tribal leaders, fishermen, family farmers, ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 03:25 PM PST with 16 Recommends