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Plan must include numeric criteria and adopt Tribal Beneficial Uses SACRAMENTO – US EPA Region 9 has filed an administrative comment with the California State Water Resources Control Board. The comment responds to the Board’s Draft Staff Report for the Phase II Update of the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan (Bay-Delta Plan). Meanwhile, the Delta Tribal Environmental...
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State Conducted Inadequate Review of Alternatives, Used Questionable Trump-era Interpretations of Law  Contact:Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, barbara@restorethedelta.org Oakland—Late yesterday, a coalition of environmental and Tribal organizations took legal action against the California Department of Water Resources for violating the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The groups contend that when the agency finalized approval for Governor Newsom’s controversial...
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 Delta Tribal Environmental Coalition Files Comments on the Bay-Delta Plan – DTEC 1/19/24Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians, Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Winnemem Wintu Tribe, Little Manila Rising, and Restore the Delta, collectively known as the Delta Tribal Environmental Coalition (DTEC), have filed an administrative comment with the California State Water Resources Control...
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Plan not sufficient to address the Delta’s ecological crisis DATE: 1/19/24 CONTACTS:Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore the Delta, 209-479-2053, barbara@restorethedelta.orgStephanie Safdi, Environmental Law Clinic, Stanford Law School, 513-324-1965, Ssafdi@stanford.eduSACRAMENTO – Today, Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians, Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Winnemem Wintu Tribe, Little Manila Rising, and Restore the Delta, collectively known as the Delta Tribal...
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in Sierra Club et al., v. California Department of Water Resources (DWR) A Judgment & Final Statement of Decision entered on 1/16/24 found that the Department of Water Resources exceeded its authority in August of 2020 when it authorized the issuance of the Delta Program Revenue Bonds – the Bonds to pay for the construction of the Delta Conveyance Project also...
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Solano County ready to sue state over Delta tunnel EIR – Daily Republic 1/11/24 FAIRFIELD — Solano County will be working with three other counties and a couple of water districts to “initiate litigation challenging the final environmental impact report and project approval for the Delta Conveyance Project.” …The county, in its most recent letter...
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For Immediate Release: 1/10/24 Contact:Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, 209-479-2053, barbara@restorethedelta.org Restore the Delta on Governor Newsom’s Budget Announcement SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom presented his proposed budget for the State of California. Facing an expected $37.8 billion budget deficit, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced drawing $10 billion from the state’s budget reserves, while continuing to push forward...
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Delta Conveyance Project approved by the Department of Water Resources while salmon fishermen prepare for the second consecutive year without a season– Western Outdoor News 1/4/24SACRAMENTO – While Bay/Delta species continue to decline, leading to the 2023 closure of the ocean and river commercial and recreational salmon season along with emergency regulation changes for white...
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Delta tunnel project clears important hurdle with release of final environmental impact report – Bay City News 12/15/23…Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, executive director of the group Restore the Delta, said the state agencies’ argument that the tunnel is a climate project was built on incomplete data and faulty analysis. She also raised social justice issues associated with...
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Former San Joaquin County Supervisor and current Restore the Delta Board Member Larry Ruhstaller died this past week. Larry is survived by his wife, business partner, and best friend Kitty Ruhstaller, his children, grandchildren, extended family members, associates, and friends. His full obituary will appear in the Stockton Record. Larry was loved by Restore the...
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