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Written By: Dan Bacher August 14, 2014Tribal protesters urge Secretary Jewell to stop Klamath River fish kill
Tribal members from the Trinity and Klamath rivers, carrying an array of colorful signs, converged on a press conference in Redding, California on Tuesday, August 12 to urge Sally Jewell,...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher August 13, 2014Water bond includes $485 million to buy water for Brown’s death tunnels
Yesterday Governor Jerry Brown, Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and over two dozen agricultural, water, environmental, labor and corporate...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher August 12, 2014Jerry Brown signs legislation to extend water bond deadline
Governor Jerry Brown on August 11 signed legislation to extend the deadline to place a new water bond on the November ballot by 48 hours.
“Today’s legislative action provides additional time...
Written By: Dan Bacher August 8, 2014Bay Delta Conservation Plan opponents ask Brown to release water bond language
In an email sent to his campaign supporters on August 5, Governor Jerry Brown called for a “no frills, no pork” $6 billion bond that would be “tunnels neutral.”
Opponents of the Bay Delta...
Written By: Dan Bacher August 1, 2014Will Obama administration inaction lead to another Klamath River fish kill?
In September 2002, Dan Carter, fishing guide, called to tell me that a massive fish kill was taking place on the lower Klamath River. He soon turned the phone over to Walt Lara, Yurok Tribal...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher July 29, 2014Greenwashing Destruction: Fake marine “protection” and Brown’s tunnels
Written By: Dan Bacher July 27, 2014Bay Delta Conservation Plan Officials Suppress Freedom of Speech
State and federal officials have constantly claimed that the Bay Delta Conservation Plan process is "open and transparent," but a short comment letter submitted to BDCP officials by Friends of...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher July 25, 2014PPIC Poll: 51 percent of likely voters would back $11.1 billion water bond
The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) has just released the results of a statewide survey revealing that a "slim majority" of likely voters, 51 percent, would support the $11.1...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher July 23, 2014State and feds release Central Valley salmon restoration plans
The federal and state fishery agencies yesterday jointly released their two plans to restore Central Valley salmon and steelhead as California's people and fish struggle with a historic...read more ››
Written By: Dan Bacher July 22, 2014Department of Water Resources Faces $60 Million Shortfall
Group says taxpayers and ratepayers are on the hook for BDCP
It appears that California is not only running out of water during the drought, but it is running out of money to move that water...
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