Delta Plan

Court sides with California, blocking Trump’s water diversion

Delta water to rich farmers? “We applaud the court for hitting pause on the Trump Administration’s reckless attempt to expand water export operations at the expense of California’s wildlife and habitats,” said California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D). “Today’s victory is critical, but the fight is not over. We have the facts, science, and the […]

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Sierra Club Sues to Protect the San Francisco Bay-Delta

Sierra Club Sues to Protect the San Francisco Bay-Delta Original Story By Brandon Dawson   Sierra Club has joined with other environmental groups in a lawsuit challenging the state’s diversion of unsustainable levels of fresh water from the San Francisco Bay-Delta On April 29, Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity, Restore the Delta and

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Delta Conveyance Project CEQA Scoping Meetings Begin Next Week

Delta Conveyance Project CEQA Scoping Meetings Begin Next Week The Department of Water Resources is holding seven public scoping meetings between February 3 and 20 on the recently released Notice of Preparation (NOP) for its proposal to modernize water infrastructure in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The NOP signals the start of the scoping period, providing an opportunity for public and agency comment

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DCA Set to Discuss a New Delta Stakeholder Committee

DCA Set to Discuss a New Delta Stakeholder Committee ___________________________________ The Delta Conveyance Design and Construction Authority (DCA), an independent joint powers authority tasked with design and engineering work to support the state’s effort to modernize Delta conveyance, will discuss establishing a new Delta Stakeholder Engagement Committee at its September 19 board meeting. The agenda

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Sierra Club: Governor Betrays California’s Environmental Health with Latest Step on Water Policy

Governor Betrays California’s Environmental Health with Latest Step on Water Policy SACRAMENTO, CA — Governor Jerry Brown today released a statement supporting a controversial federal bill that includes a rider that upends environmental protections for salmon and other endangered species in California’s rivers and the San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary. The bill, the Water Infrastructure and

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Alert: Bay Delta Plan and the SFPUC’s flawed impact analysis and misinformation campaign

Please check out our new 8-minute slideshow video about the Bay Delta Plan and the SFPUC’s flawed impact analysis and misinformation campaign — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pL_INODOxsI&feature=youtu.be. The SFPUC has refused to discuss the Plan in public, but has met behind closed doors to consider possible litigation.  We lobbied hard to get them to put the item on today’s

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