Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP)

Tribal Water Activists Organize to Stop the California Water Heist

Tribal Water Activists Organize to Stop the California Water Heist
Tribal water activists presented short films about threats to Northern California's rivers from Governor Jerry Brown's drought plans at Arcata's D Street Community Center on the evening of Friday, May 8.
The films included the Yurok Youth Fish Kill video, Sovereigns Water and the Shasta Dam raise video, according to event organizer Regina Chichizola.
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It's Enviro Vs. Enviro: Clashes Erupt Over CA Gov Brown's Proposed Water Fix

It's Enviro Vs. Enviro: Clashes Erupt Over CA Gov Brown's Proposed Water Fix
Environmental groups in California are butting heads over Governor Jerry Brown's proposed tunnel fix to the state's water problems. Critics contend the bond program would actually degrade the environment further, and is only a short-term stopgap.
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CA Gov's Bay Delta Conservation Plan Lacks Answers

CA Gov's Bay Delta Conservation Plan Lacks Answers
As many taxpayers were scurrying to send in their state and federal taxes on April 15, three environmental groups asked the big, unanswered question looming over the Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build the twin tunnels: Who will pay?
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Environmental Group Offers Real Solutions to CA's Critical Water Shortage (Without Million Dollar Pork Projects)

Environmental Group Offers Real Solutions to CA's Critical Water Shortage (Without Million Dollar Pork Projects)
As California's drought continues, Governor Jerry Brown and other politicians continue to promote the controversial plan to build peripheral tunnels as the "solution" to California's water problems. On the other hand, the Environmental Water Caucus has released a response to the drought pointing to ways that permanently use less water and better manage the hundreds of existing dams and reservoirs that already exist.
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Opposition to CA's Peripheral Tunnel Plans Call on Obama to Intervene, Save Drought Stricken State

Opposition to CA's Peripheral Tunnel Plans Call on Obama to Intervene, Save Drought Stricken State
Advocates for the restoration of Central Valley salmon and the Delta rallied with colorful signs and banners at an intersection surrounded by fields on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley, urging President Obama to not support Governor Jerry Brown's peripheral tunnel plan.
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CA Environmental Water Caucus: Shasta Reservoir Study Is A Sham

CA Environmental Water Caucus: Shasta Reservoir Study Is A Sham
Business owners, Native American tribes, fishing groups and environmental organizations all oppose a plan to increase the storage capacity of the Shasta Reservoir in California, saying that the plan would waste taxpayer money and cause environmental harm.
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Oil Companies Using Shadow 'Marine Life Protection' Agency to Clear Way for More Fracking

Oil Companies Using Shadow 'Marine Life Protection' Agency to Clear Way for More Fracking
It's pretty clear that the $50 billion tunnels — to be paid for by California tax payers —will only really benefit oil companies and agribusiness in the state. What's unclear, however, is the role that the tunnels will play in increased fracking, both on land and under the ocean.
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