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State and feds shipped massive amounts of water south during drought The dry bed of Folsom Lake has become an unlikely tourist attraction for visitors to the Sacramento area this year. On any ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 134 comments on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 10:36 AM PST with 113 Recommends
Delta smelt, once the most abundant fish in the Bay Delta Estuary, are now on the precipice of extinction in the wild. Sadly, there’s only one place where the fish can be found by the thousands —
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 05:05 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
We have less than two weeks to submit public comments opposing Governor Jerry Brown's dangerous fracking regulations that pose a serious risk to human health, fish, wildlife, rivers and the ocean by ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 04:45 PM PST with 24 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
Delta Watermaster Craig Wilson will present a highly anticipated report to the State Water Resources Control Board on January 19 suggesting that a particularly contentious area of California water ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 06:19 PM PST 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
The state and federal governments appear to be in a mad rush to drive Delta smelt, winter Chinook salmon and other struggling fish species over the abyss of extinction, according to data recently ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 09:14 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Members of the Coastside Fishing Club and California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) officials on Thursday morning teamed up to transfer 60,000 baby Chinook salmon (smolts) from tanker trucks to ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 07:25 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Restore the Delta (RTD) announced on Wednesday that they will hold a news conference on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 10 am on the North Steps of the State Capitol during which young, diverse community ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jan 16, 2014 at 07:34 AM PST with 15 Recommends
LA City Councilmembers Paul Koretz and Mike Bonin on Wednesday, September 4 called for a fracking moratorium in Los Angeles at a press conference on the steps of City Hall. "Oil companies have ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 10:41 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Congressman John Garamendi (D-Fairfield) on September 22 introduced H.R. 6484, the SAFE Levee Act, to help guard the California Delta region against the growing risk of a catastrophic flood by ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 06:14 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
In 1982, Jerry Brown called his unpopular scheme to divert more water to corporate agribusiness and Southern California water agencies the "peripheral canal." The voters of the state overwhelmingly ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 04:54 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
California Governor Jerry Brown has made it clear many times over the past couple of years that he wants to build the peripheral tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta as a Pharaoh-...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Jul 27, 2013 at 10:31 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Delta Stewardship Council Releases Final Draft Plan The Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) today announced the release of its Final Draft Delta Plan, along with the draft program environmental ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 10:11 PM PST with 11 Recommends
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today took action on an "Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR)" seeking public input on the effectiveness of current water quality programs ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 05:35 PM PST with 11 Recommends
After convening agribusiness, urban water agency and corporate "environmental" NGO leaders to discuss the drought last week, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will hold another closed door meeting in ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 11:41 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
California Department of Water Resources (DWR) officials today unveiled changes to Governor Jerry Brown's Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) to build the giant twin tunnels, including the scuttling ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 11:22 AM PST with 10 Recommends
http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5349/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=18250 Right now, an estimated 60,000 fall Chinook salmon are in the ocean off the Northern California Coast waiting to enter ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Aug 11, 2014 at 09:15 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Bureau of Reclamation announced Friday that it will close both gates on the Delta Cross Channel on Monday, June 4 for a period of 10 to 14 days to make repairs, a move welcomed by the Golden ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jun 03, 2012 at 03:29 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Governor Jerry Brown, a long time proponent for the peripheral canal/tunnel, this week compared a proposed ballot measure relating to the state budget to the peripheral canal. "Make it bigger and ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Feb 11, 2011 at 11:37 PM PST with 10 Recommends