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Written By: Dan Bacher April 10, 2014Starrh & Starrh Cotton Growers: $10 million in taxpayer subsidies behind the ‘tears’
To understand what is really going on in California water politics, you have to "follow the money."
Restore the Delta, opponents of Governor Jerry Brown's Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build...
Written By: Dan Bacher April 10, 2014Northern California Rivers and Fish Doomed Absent Immediate Agency Action
Tribes, Fishing Groups and Conservation Groups Call for “Flow Listings”
Initial projections of the April 1 snowpack assessment, a key indicator of water conditions, indicate that snowpack is...
Written By: Dan Bacher April 10, 2014Oil Lobby spending in California increases by 400 percent
Written By: Dan Bacher March 31, 2014Oil lobby spent $56.63 million in Sacramento in 2009-2013
A new chart released by Stop Fooling California reveals that the oil industry, including the Western States Petroleum Association, Chevron, BP and other oil companies, spent $56.63 million on...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher March 26, 2014Sacramento River salmon trucking program begins
Federal and state officials and fishing group representatives yesterday greeted the beginning of a trucking program designed to transport juvenile Sacramento River salmon from a federal fish...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher March 25, 2014Big oil lobbyist serves on federal marine protected areas panel
A prominent California oil industry lobbyist not only served as a high ranking official overseeing the creation of marine protected areas in California, but also currently sits on a federal...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher March 19, 2014Restore the Delta calls for investigation into water mismanagement
As supporters of corporate agribusiness interests carried signs proclaiming "Food and People Before Fish" at a Congressional field hearing in Fresno on March 19, Restore the Delta (RTD) called...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher March 13, 2014Interior Secretary Jewell refuses to meet with Delta protesters
During a visit to the federal water export pumping facilities in the South Delta on March 11, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell affirmed the Obama administration’s support for the Bay...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher March 12, 2014Fracking Opponents Should Oppose Peripheral Tunnels
The anti-fracking movement in California has grown in recent months since the passage of the green light to fracking bill, Senator Fran Pavley’s Senate Bill 4.
Fracking opponents heckled Jerry...
Written By: Dan Bacher March 11, 2014Delta protesters call on Secretary Jewell to not back peripheral tunnels
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Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today will tour the federal C.W. “Bill” Jones Pumping Plant in Byron that exports Delta water to corporate agribusiness interests and oil companies - and...
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