February 12-State Water Board to hold hearing on Suspension of Delta Protections Feb. 17
February 10-"Restore the Delta" is asking you to call your legislator on behalf of protecting the Sacramento-San Joaquin DeltaFebruary 7-DWR and the Bureau have plans to drain the delta this summer: CSPA objects!
February 2-CSPA's Jennings irked by State Board's "Secret Decision" and denial of review, sends scathing letter to Board
|DWR and USBR Petition July , 2008|
|South Delta Water Agency's Petition For Review, July 18, 2008|
|CSPA Petition for Review, July 30, 2008|
|State Board Denial of Petitions, January 6, 2009|
|South Delta Water Agency's Comments re Denial, January 29, 2009|
|CSPA's Comments re Denial, January 29, 2009|
January 23-Fall fish count in Delta is dismal from the Sacramento BeeJanuary 20-NOAA-NMFS BiOp states valley water projects damage delta fisheries
January 17-CSPA opposes further Delta daily 1000 acre feet diversions
January 3-Delta panel urges California canal without legislative, voter OK
December 31-Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Release Draft Central Valley PIA CPAR Report for Public Review and Comment
December 27-My View: Science, not politics, will save Delta
December 27-Salmonid Restoration Conference to be held in Santa Cruz in March, Reserve your place now!
December 26-“Salmon: Recovery or Extinction”: Panel Will Scope the Crisis and Actions Needed At Sacramento ISE
December 22-New wetlands plan worries S.F. Bay fishermen
December 22-Salmon Disaster Relief Application Deadline Is December 31
December 21-Pacific economist willing to bet $10,000 study on peripheral canal is wrong
December 20-DWR Chief Snow still pushes for "conveyance", dams and continued pumping in face of USFWS Bi OP on Delta Smelt
December 19-Schwarzenegger Still Pimping Peripheral Canal as He Declares "Fiscal Emergency"
December 19-Feinstein fires at DFG for not controlling stripers and black bass in the delta
December 16 - How the press covered the USFWS BiOp Delta Smelt decision
December 16-Striped Bass Feminization in the Delta
December 15-Department of Fish and Game comments on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biological opinion on Delta smelt
December 15-U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service releases New Biological Opinion for Delta Smelt: Limits delta pumping to environmentally sustainable manner
December 15-Radio implants to track salmon through Delta By Matt Weiser, Sacramento Bee
December 13-Political headwinds building against Delta pumping study By Matt Weiser, Sacramento Bee
December 11-Feinstein: Delay new water restrictions for fish
December 10-DWR wants the water back that was used to protect Delta fisheries, further depleting the Delta's dwindling supply
December 9-Comment Period Re-opened for Uplisting Delta Smelt: Technical error triggers additional 60 days for public to submit information
December 9-Public Water Agencies Throughout California File Suit to Prevent Further Water Cutbacks
December 8-Baby Fish in Polluted San Francisco Estuary Waters Are Stunted and Deformed
December 8-U. C. Davis Scientists discover maternal transfer of toxic chemicals and pesticides from adult to larval striped bass in the San Francisco Estuary
December 5-Trying to halt Delta pumping from the Stockton Record
December 2-News Media and Anglers react to CSPA law suit on Delta pumping
December 1-CSPA, C-WIN File Suit to End Wasteful Delta Diversions, Protect Public Trust Resources
November 27-Delta Vision Committee releases Discussion Document
November 25-KEITH FRASER, CO-OWNER OF LOCH LOMOND LIVE BAIT AND TACKLE AND FOUNDING PRESIDENT OF UNITED ANGLERS OF CALIFORNIA SPEAKS ON PROPOSED BAY DREDGING
November 20-The Economics of Ending Delta Water Exports versus the Peripheral Canal: Response
November 20-CSPA endorses letter regarding Drought Water Bank flaws. Kudos to Barbara Vlamis of Butte Environmental Council for the heavy lifting
November 17-New Report Shows California Fish in Crisis: 65% of native salmon, steelhead, and trout species may be extinct in next century
November 16-DFG's Koch, Big Ag's best friend?
November 15-Is Schwarzenegger Trading Klamath Dam Removal for the Destruction of the Delta?
November 14-"Striper Trial" scheduled for October 14th, 2009: Fate of fishery and DFG regulations rest with coming federal court decision
November 12-CSPA Supports Hamilton Wetlands Project But Not the Proposed Dredging Plan
November 12-Fish Wrap: Big bay dig a pig in a poke?
November 11-Corps of Engineers to use Bay dredge tailings to restore Marin area wetlands project: Public hearing scheduled
November 7-The Economics of Ending Delta Water Exports Versus the Peripheral Canal: Checking the Data of the PPIC
November 6-A Gradual Ending Of Delta Water Exports - A Potentially Cost Effective Solution to the Delta's Water Woes
November 6-Massive Fishkill in Stockton Port attributed to lack of dissolved oxygen
November 6-Canal controversy continues; Task force proposes peripheral canal in the Sacramento Delta
November 4-CALFED Science Program Workshop; Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (PPIC II): A Conversation with authors of the recent Public Policy Institute of California Report Appendices
November 1-Is Schwarzenegger Terminating Salmon Surveys?
November 1-California Regional Quality Control Board holds Westlands responsible for effects of poor irrigation practices, demands wastewater treatment permit
October 31-State Uses Announcement of Proposed Water Cuts to Push Canal and Dams
October 30-California to cut water deliveries to cities, farms
October 28-Stop the Water Grab-A Call to Action
October 23-State of Bay-Delta Science Book, Fact or Fiction?
October 21-From the SF Chronicle: Judge: Delta salmon 'unquestionably in jeopardy'
October 20-Felix Smith on the Public Trust Doctrine: Water Resources, Uses and Ecological Values
October 20-Bailing Out Big Ag: Schwarzenegger's Delta Vision: Canals and Dams
October 18-Governor signs extension of Bay-Delta Stamp but State Auditor finds numerous problems in fund management
October 16-Delta Vision Task Force Proposes Peripheral Canal, More Dams
October 11-Governor's Green Rhetoric Contrasts with His Anti-Environmental Actions
October 7-Thousands of fish die in Alameda Creek (on-line at the Argus)
October 3-Edan Landing restoration project to create vital habitat for endangered wildlife;
Project will also provide public recreational access in Hayward
September 30-Stakeholders urge NMFS to take necessary steps to restore salmon fishery
September 30-Schwarzenegger Vetoes AB 1806, Fish Rescue Plans Bill, Campaigns For Delta's Destruction
September 28-Schwarzenegger: A 'Green Economy' in the Wake of a Dead Delta?
September 23-DWR and US. Dept. of Interior to hold hearings on installing gates on Frank's Tract; Is this a thinly disguised plan to channel more fresh water south?
September 22-DEFAZIO, THOMPSON TELL BUSH: HANDS OFF SALMON DISASTER MONEY
September 22-THE DISTRICT THAT WENT FROM DROUGHT TO EXCESS IN JUST ONE SUMMER - BIG AG HAS WATER TO STORE AFTER EARLIER CALLING FOR A STATE OF EMERGENCY?
September 19-NOAA’s Fisheries Service Releases Disaster Aid to West Coast Salmon Fishing Industry
September 19-CSPA sues City of Stockton over waste water treatment plant
September 17-Government says salmon disaster money on its way
September 17-Destructive bill would suspend Endangered Species Act at Delta pumping plants during droughts
September 16-KPIX to air segment on the Delta featuring CSPA Executive Director, Bill Jennings Wednesday, September 17, noon. Another segment LIVE from the Delta on September 18 at 6pm
September 12-PFMC Hears Progress Report On Analysis Of West Coast Salmon Stock Decline
September 10-Cold water rings dinner bell for West Coast salmon by Jeff Bernard, Associated Press (on-line)
September 10-Restore the Delta Event Rescheduled for January 2009!
September 8-California can grow more food AND take less water from the delta
September 7-DFG releases Striped Bass Population Study Cruise Report: Although not conclusive, populations down from previous survey
September 7-Striped Bass Stamp Fund Condition Report
September 5-"What Can I Do To Restore The Delta?"
September 4-CSPA's Executive Director, Bill Jennings to appear on KPIX, Channel 5, San Francisco, regarding Stockton Wastewater Plant and the health of the delta
September 4-More on the passage of AB 1806, the Prospect Island fish kill and the fate of the Delta
August 26-Amended Coalition for a Sustainable Delta Complaint regarding striped bass
August 1-Guest Editorial by Dan Bacher, Editor of the Fish Sniffer :How can Schwarzenegger campaign for $9.3 billion water bond while slashing salaries?
July 30-CSPA Press Release: CSPA Protests State Board’s Elimination of Key Delta Protection: Secret order allows pumping to be increased! by Bill Jennings, Executive Director, CSPAJuly 29-Conservation Groups Blast Schwarzenegger/Feinstein Water Bond Proposal by Dan Bacher, editor of the Fish Sniffer
July 29-CSPA News: The complete court decision: Coalition for a Sustainable Delta and Dee Dillon vs. DFG, F&G Commission, CSPA, Central Delta Water Agency. We're just waiting for the fat lady to sing!
July 28-CSPA News: Rebuttal to arguments in opposition to AB 1806: A letter by John Beuttler, Conservation Chair, CSPA
July 26- CSPA News: CSPA's letter of support for AB 1806 to Senator Florez
July 25-CSPA/C-WIN News : CSPA/C-WIN chide House subcommittee on lack of notice, unbalanced character of congressional hearing on federal response to the California drought emergency
July 25-Southwest Council FFF News Kudos to the Southwest Council: Monofilament fishing line can kill, but not if it's collected and placed in these brand new recovery tubes
July 25-CSPA News: Big Victory in Striper Trial, Plaintiffs have "No standing"
July 25-CSPA/C-WIN News : Agribusinesses “save” West Side wetlands while irrigation drainage impairs the San Joaquin River, Delta Estuary
July 24-Positive Moves for Salmon Recovery By Dick Pool
July 23-New Report Says Providing Water for Fish is the Surest Way to Create Water Supply Reliability for California Farms and Cities
July 23-California Water Operations Threaten Survival of Iconic Salmon Fishery: Fishermen, Seafood Restaurant, and Conservationists to Hold Press Conference at Scoma’s Restaurant at Pier 47 in San Francisco
July 21-The Public Policy Institute's New Report: An Elaborate, Yet Incomplete Sales Brochure For the Peripheral Canal by Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore the Delta
July 21-CSPA ACTION ALERT: AB 1806 Under Assault from water contractors, needs immediate support
July 20-Owner of one of world's largest construction firms funds report backing Peripheral Canal by Dan Bacher, editor of the Fish Sniffer
July 19-Stephen Bechtel Jr. Funds Peripheral Canal Report! by Dan Bacher
July 18-Judge Rules Water Projects Imperil Central Valley Salmon and Steelhead
July 18-Peripheral Canal Debate Returns, Charting California's Water Future Panic makes poor policy by Peter Gleick
July 18- Restore the Delta Challenges Public Policy Institute's Support of Peripheral Canal by Dan Bacher
July 18, 2008- Federal District Court Judgment, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen Association et al, vs. Carlos Guiterrez, Sec. of Labor, Delta Mendota Canal, et al.
July 17- PRESS RELEASE from the Public Policy Institute: Peripheral Canal Is Best Strategy To Save Delta Ecosystem, Ensure Reliable Water Supply
July 17-Restore the Delta Press Release: BAD ASSUMPTIONS LEAD TO FAULTY ANSWERS FOR THE DELTA: RESTORE THE DELTA QUESTIONS PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE REPORT CALLING FOR A PERIPHERAL CANAL
July 17-CSPA News: CSPA/C-Win Comments and Testimony Prompt Major Improvements in Bay-Delta Strategic Plan By Bill Jennings, Executive Director, CSPA
July 17- CSPA News: Opening moves in Striper trial favor DFG and CSPA
July 16-CSPA News: AB's 1806 and 2175 to be heard by Senate Appropriations Committee on August 4th
July 14-Is the legislature sailing us down the peripheral canal? Peralta's talking compromise with the governor
July 10-Guest Editorial by Dan Bacher of the FishSniffer: Bad news for fish:
Schwarzenegger and Feinstein Ally to Build Dams, Canal
July 10-A press release from the governor's office: Schwarzenegger's and Senator Feinstein's compromise proposal
July 9-Fish and Wildlife Service to Consider Uplisting Delta Smelt; Service seeks useful information for analysis during 60-day comment period
July 9-CSPA News: Business as usual? CSPA and C-WIN prepare to testify before the State Water Resources Control Board on the State Board's Bay-Delta Strategic Plan
July 8-A guest editorial on the striped bass issue This is where we divide the sheep from the wolves folks!!!
July 7-CSPA News: CSPA's Mike Jackson ready to defend the beleaguered Delta Striped Bass in federal court on July 14 By Jerry Neuburger
June 30, 2008- CSPA and additional NPO's letter to State Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee opposing SB 994
June 27, 2008- Letter from USF&W to Central Valley Operations Office, Bureau of Reclaimation re: Additional Information Required for the Review of the Operation Criteria and Plan (OCAP) for the coordinated operation of the Central Valley Project, and the State Water Project
June 13, 2008-Notice of availability and opportunity for public comment draft strategic workplan for the San Francisco Bay/Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Estuary
May 30, 2008 - Scoping Comments for the EIR/EIS for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta Conservation Plan
May 26, 2008 - Diet composition in San Francisco Estuary striped bass: does trophic adaptability have its limits? Matthew L. Nobriga & Frederick Feyrer
May 19, 2008 Notice of Motion to Intervene, Coalition for a Sustainable Delta et al vs. F&G Commission, DFG. CSPA, CSBA, NCCFFF Filing
|July 23. 2008-Memorandum decision and order re state defendants' motion for judgment on the pleading|
|May 19, 2008 - Memorandum of Points and Authorities in support of Motion to Intervene, Coalition for a Sustainable Delta et al vs. F&G Commission, DFG.|
|May 20, 2008 - CSPA Advisory - 5.20.08 (1) CSPA - NCCFFF - CSBA Intervene In Striped Bass Litigation|
(2) West Coast Congressional Democrats Blast NMFS over Salmon Losses
|May 20, 2008 - CSPA, CSBA and NCCFFF intervene in Striped Bass Lawsuit (CSPA Press Release)|
|May 20, 2008 - News Article: Fishery Conservation groups intervene in ridiculous lawsuit filed by the Coalition for a Sustainable Delta, By Dan Bacher|
|April 15, 2008 Notice of Motion to Intervene, Memorandum of Points and Authorities, Coalition for a Sustainable Delta et al vs. F&G Commission, DFG Nomellini, Grilli and McDaniel Filing|
April 2008 - An Initial Assessment of Dual Delta Water Conveyance Requested by the Delta Vision Task Force Prepared by DWR
March 18, 2008 C-WIN/CSPA Waste and Unreasonable Use Petition to the State Water Board Regarding Delta Pumps
August 6, 2007 - Delta Fishery Recovery and Restoration Vision (pdf format)
February 7, 2005 - CSPA Comments on the South Delta Improvements Program, Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report
2001 - Historical and Present Distribution of Chinook Salmon in the Central Valley Drainage of California, Yoshiyama, Fisher and Moyle
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