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Dear Restore the Delta Members — As reported in the LA Times this morning, A report shows Trump’s water plan would hurt California salmon. The government hid it .  The Trump Administration hid science findings so that it could put forth new water rules for operating California’s water system in a way that would allow for more Delta...
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For Immediate Release: August 15, 2019Contact:Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director, Restore the Delta 209-479-2053, barbara@restorethedelta.orgTim Stroshane, Policy Analyst, Restore the Delta tim@restorethedelta.org Stockton, CA – With Governor Brown’s Twin Delta Tunnels formally dead, Stockton-based Restore the Delta has released a new forward-looking report: “Climate Equity and Seismic Resilience for the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary.” The report gives a SF...
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The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board sent out the following alert on Twitter Friday evening.  Algal blooms are being observed in the Delta waterways of Stockton, Discovery Bay, and Big Break. These blooms are being monitored for cyanobacteria, of which there has been an increased presence found in water quality tests during the last two weeks at the...
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Administration Sidelines Federal Biologists Who Could Stand in Way of More Water for Calif. Farmers– KQED“After rushing forward on a plan to send more water to California’s Central Valley, the Trump Administration has unexpectedly hit the brakes and ordered the work already done by federal scientists to be completed by a different team. “Just days...
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Delta People,  Here’s your first chance to learn and speak up about a proposed single-tunnel plan.W The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the State Water Project (SWP) Contractors plan to begin a public process to negotiate proposed amendments to the SWP water supply contracts for a new Delta Conveyance facility.  The notice for this...
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Restore the Delta Comment: With or without a tunnel, the Delta will not survive excessive water exports. “The agencies’ final rules, expected this week, will have far-reaching impacts on millions of Californians and the future of the Delta ecosystem. In some years, roughly half of all the water that flows into the Delta — a vast...
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For Release: July 2, 2019 Contact: Jon Rosenfeld, San Francisco Baykeeper, 510-684-4757Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore the Delta, 209-479-2053Kate Poole, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), 415-875-6100 Sacramento – A coalition of 55 conservation, fishing, recreation, water policy, and environmental justice groups from throughout California, representing hundreds of thousands of Californians, sent a letter to state officials today...
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This week, a coalition of conservation, fishing, and water groups sent a letter to state officials requesting that any planning for a single tunnel Delta water project be accompanied by a robust website that shares all relevant information with the public as the Governor has vowed. AquAlliance, California Water Impact Network, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance,...
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Well the heat is on and everyone seems ready for a wet and wonderful summer. We hope you enjoy all the recreational activities the Delta has to offer! So you don’t lose your edge during the dog days, we have a few simple summer vacation homework assignments for you. Photos! If you are out in...
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Happy Hot Monday! We hope everyone is staying hydrated and cool during our first heat wave of the season.As we scanned the news today this story jumped out as something for Delta activists to think about.This LA Times story is truly a heartbreaking cautionary tale about the impacts of large infrastructure projects on farming communities. High-speed...
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