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Delta Protection Commission offers Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge docent tours

Every Second Saturday docents lead FREE tours of the Antioch Dunes, a National Wildlife Refuge that is otherwise closed to the public. The dunes are home to the endangered Antioch Dunes evening primrose, the Contra Costa wallflower, and the Lange’s … Continue reading

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Restore the Delta Pens Potent Letter Calling for Abolition of Delta Stewardship Council

Today, Restore the Delta called for the abolition of the Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) in a powerful comment letter directed at the Council’s recently released Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (DPEIR) on the Delta Plan Amendments that would greenlight the … Continue reading

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AP Reports Governor Brown Still Plans on Building TWO Tunnels in Phases

California water reporter for the Associated Press, Ellen Knickmeyer released a story with updates to the breaking news from last Friday about the Brown Administration’s plan to scale back the Delta Tunnels (CA WaterFix) project. Her report confirms what many … Continue reading

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Priorities for California’s Water

This past year was a prime example of California’s highly variable climate—and a precursor of the types of extremes that are expected to become more common. After five years of drought exacerbated by record heat, 2017’s record rain and snow … Continue reading

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One Tunnel Option Presents a Host of New Challenges

originally printed at Restore the Delta As reported in recent news articles, the Brown Administration intends to resurrect CA WaterFix as a single tunnel as part of the State Water Project, with discussions beginning at Kern County Water Agency today. … Continue reading

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State’s Own Evidence Shows Tunnels Project Will Harm Fish

First published in ND Water Deeply The Brown administration is denying scientific evidence when it comes to the impact that the proposed delta tunnels project would have on endangered species and fisheries, says scientist Jonathan Rosenfield of The Bay Institute. … Continue reading

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Santa Clara Water REJECTS Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels

Santa Clara Valley Water District rejects Jerry Brown’s twin Delta tunnels plan – San Jose Mercury News In a landmark move closely watched across California, Silicon Valley’s largest water agency on Tuesday voted not to participate in Gov. Jerry Brown’s … Continue reading

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