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The CSPA Weekly Email Newsletter                            May 29, 2009

Food, Music, Friends...At CSPA Headquarters!

WALDO MUSIC FEST II

 

Saturday May 30, 2009, noon to 6 p.m. Calaveras River Bank, 3536 Rainier Ave in Stockton.

Three bands: Stringin' Along, Dirk Hamilton and WaterBrothers. Food, silent auction.

 

Learn more about Waldo Holt and the Waldo Holt Conservancy.

 

For info, or if you want to help (food, set up, clean up, donation, other) please email: friends@waldoconservancy.org

 

CSPA, taking on the DWR Regional Board regarding "underground" regulations and halting pollution of our streams, rivers, lakes and bay...

May 28-CSPA Petitions Office of Administrative Law to Declare Regional Board Salt Policy to be Underground Regulation

 

May 27-CSPA gives Melrose Metal Products Notice of Intent to Sue for violations of the Clean Water Act

 

May 27-CSPA serves Notice of Intent to Sue Tri City Rock for discharging polluted stormwater

 

May 26-CSPA petitions for review of Lake of the Pines Wastewater Treatment Permit

 

May 26-CSPA petitions for review of Barrel Ten Quarter Circle Land Company, Barrel Ten Quarter Circle, Escalon Cellars waste discharge requirements

The delta smelt is carrying the load, protecting the bay's  sport fisheries from further pumping but the forces of the dark side are trying to exterminate it...

May 28-Delta showdown: State seeks reversal of federal decision protecting Delta smelt

 

May 28-Smelt operations a hedge against extinction from the Redding Record-Searchlight

 

May 26-Pacific Legal Foundation Launches New Attack on Delta Smelt by Dan Bacher

 

May 23-Humans must also be considered says judge in Delta water ruling from the Central Valley Business Times

The hoax of corporate farmers and water districts crying the blues about water and jobs while making huge profits by selling water rather than growing crops and providing employment...
May 26-Gaming the water system from the Tri-Valley Herald

May 24-Pumping water and cash from Delta from the Silicon Valley Mercury News

 

May 24-The Resnicks: farming's power couple from the Contra Costa Times

 

May 23-Water ownership murky, complicated from the San Jose Mercury News

 

May 22-Federal dollars flow to state water projects from the San Francisco Chronicle

And why CSPA focuses so much on wastewater and industrial polluters...

May 27-America's Waterways Need Help - and, Yes, You Can Help from the Huffington Post

 

May 27-High levels of mercury in Lake Piru bass, study shows from the Ventura County Star

 

May 27-California toxic waste regulators target automobile recycling 'fluff' from the Los Angeles Times

 

May 26-Toxic fish in Inland lakes  from the Riverside Press-Enterprise

 

May 25-Studies chart humans' huge effect on sea life from the San Diego Union Tribune

 

May 22-Students share Salton Sea research from the Cathedral City Sun

 

More News...

Today's News

 

In the last week

 

May 28-Catch and Release Salmon Fishing No Longer Allowed in the Central Valley Basin

 

May 28-Investigation of Fish & Game Commission Member Begins over MPLA Votes by Dan Bacher

 

May 28-Start Your Summer With Music, Dance, Food and Fun! Saturday May 30 - 2pm until 6pm on the Shores of the Tuolumne River at Legion Park a natural park on the Tuolumne river located in the City of Modesto

 

May 27-SalmonAid 2009 Festival Announced: Unlikely coalition puts on 2-day festival in support of rivers, estuaries, and the beleaguered fishing and tribal communities that rely on wild Pacific salmon

 

May 27-Board fires away at canal supporter: S.J. supervisors also oppose bill they say would hurt farming from the Stockton Record

 

May 27-Suction Dredge Mining Bill Breezes Through State Senate by Dan Bacher

 

May 26-Fair Political Practices Commission opens investigation of Fish and Game Commissioner Mike Sutton

 

May 26-Opinion: Time for the governor to wade into the delta from the San Francisco Chronicle

 

May 27-Sport Fishing Licenses now Available Online from DFG

 

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Thanks for your continuing support!

 

The CSPA Board of Directors

 

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