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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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$67B Tunnel Plan Moving Forward Without Permits or Plans to Pay for It

$67B Tunnel Plan Moving Forward Without Permits or Plans to Pay for It
California Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is stepping up its efforts to fast-track the Bay Delta Conservation Plan to build the peripheral tunnels, as revealed in a memorandum sent to Department of Water Resources. Delta advocates criticized the memo for being the latest in a series of actions taken by the Brown administration to rush the construction of the peripheral tunnels before permitting of the process is complete — and before any financial plan or agreement to pay for the tunnels, estimated to cost $67 billion or more, is in place.
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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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