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The CSPA Weekly Email Newsletter                            May 8, 2009

No bill, no bond, no plan... but preliminary work already being done on Peripheral Canal

May 7-Shovels in the ground for peripheral canal, Exploratory work already started

May 7-Delta landowners say no to peripheral canal survey from the Sacramento Been

May 4-Delta landowners heading to court from the Stockton Record

The drought topic has not dried up even as we reach 95 % of normal...

May 5-What a May! 2009 predicted as "Dry" year after late season rains from the Department of Water Resources

May 4-The Big Lie of Schwarzenegger and Corporate Agribusiness: Fish Vs. Jobs by Dan Bacher

May 3-Don't blame fish for drought from the Chico Enterprise-Record

May 1-Opinion: Water won't wash away Valley's recession from the Sacramento Bee

A MUST READ! May 3-The Big Lie: drought has been devastating for farm workers by Bill Jennings, Executive Director, CSPA

CSPA on the front lines, cleaning up our water, taking on DWR's attempt to increase pumping, drawing a line in the sand on the Mokelumne, stopping suction dredge gold mining...

May 6-Op-Ed: SYRCL: A Victory for the South Yuba on Donner Summit from YubaNet.com

May 5-CSPA and C-WIN protest underhanded move by the Department of Water Resources

May 4-CSPA to East Bay MUD: No Water in the Mokelumne Left to Take

bulletMay 1-Amador County joins Pardee Reservoir expansion opponents from YubaNet.com
bulletApril 29-Sierra Water Grab: East Bay MUD wants to build a new dam and ruin a scenic stretch of the Mokelumne River because it is not willing to make its suburban customers conserve water

May 3-Reflections on an Aberrant, Convoluted State Water Board Hearing on Expedited Water Transfers

May 3-CSPA and coalition of tribes, fishermen and environmentalists seek injunction in suction mining lawsuit; DFG and miners oppose

More News... 

Today's News

In the last week

May 7-Amended AB 1253 now posted on Assembly website, no mention of striped bass: Bill would study predation and damage done to fisheries by pumping process

May 6-State holds fast on Russian River water conservation orders from the Santa Rosa Press Democrat

May 5-New York City has Central Park and Sacramento has the American River Parkway from Friends of the River

May 5-Study: Most key fishing spots in state polluted from the San Francisco Chronicle

May 2-85% of California's lakes polluted, some degree of risk eating fish

May 2-Commerce Secretary Releases $53.1 Million in Salmon Disaster Relief  by Dan Bacher

May 1-Plant genetics could yield crops that need less water from the San Diego Union Tribune

May 1-Low snow, reservoir levels force rationing from the San Francisco Chronicle

May 1-California to get $46.4 million to help salmon fishermen from the Los Angeles Times

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