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  • WATER: President Trump’s California Visit, Stateme… For Immediate Release: 2/17/2020 Contact:Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, 209-479-2053, [email protected] Stockton, CA – Donald Trump will visit the San Joaquin Valley on Wednesday to ceremoniously sign a Record of Decision on his controversial federal Biological Opinion that covers operations of water pumps that draw water from the San Francisco Bay-Delta. Conservation groups say Trump’s alliance with powerful valley agricultural interests like ... Read More
  • In Case You Missed It: CalEPA Environmental Justic… One of the major projects we have worked on at Restore the Delta for over two years included bringing many local partners to the table with Cal EPA so they could develop the Stockton Environmental Justice Initiative.  We worked with Little Manila Rising, Fathers and Families of San Joaquin, the Pride Center for San Joaquin ... Read More
  • Delta Flows: The Trump-Newsom, Newsom-Trump Water … By our Executive Director, Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla One of Restore the Delta’s primary functions has been to rally people to advocate for comprehensive policies that would be protective of water quality and quantity for the San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary. For years, meeting that objective included fighting the Schwarzenegger and Brown Administrations’ various conveyance projects ending with the twin ... Read More
  • Action Alert: Single Tunnel Scoping Meetings in F… With the Notice of Preparation for the Delta tunnel, a list of scoping meetings has been announced for public participation component as required by law for proposed new projects.  We see these meetings as a mixed bag. It is essential for our members to share their concerns about the project and to get them into the legal record. So ... Read More
  • Action Alert: Call Governor to Stop Westlands’ Wat… It is clear from recent media stories that Westlands Water District is aggressively pushing the Newsom Administration to not litigate against the Bernhardt/Trump Water Plan that will significantly increase pumping from the San Francisco Bay-Delta. Westlands is now threatening to walk away from the “voluntary agreements” to set flow standards for the Delta. The problem is the voluntary ... Read More
  • Holiday ACTION ALERT to Save the Delta! CALL Governor Newsom today and all through the holiday break! It is clear from recent media stories that Westlands Water District is aggressively pushing the Newsom Administration to not litigate against the Bernhardt/Trump Water Plan that will significantly increase pumping from the San Francisco Bay-Delta. Westlands is threatening to walk away from the “voluntary agreements” to set flow ... Read More
  • Delta Flows: The Trump-Newsom, Newsom-Trump Water … By our Executive Director, Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla One of Restore the Delta’s primary functions has been to rally people to advocate for comprehensive policies that would be protective of water quality and quantity for the San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary. For years, meeting that objective included fighting the Schwarzenegger and Brown Administrations’ various conveyance projects ending with the twin ... Read More
  • Single Delta Tunnel Planning Begins with “Notice o… For Immediate Release: January 15, 2020 Contact: Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, 209-479-2053, [email protected] STOCKTON, CA – Planning for a single tunnel through the San Francisco Bay-Delta, formally began today as the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) released its Delta Conveyance Notice of Preparation. The document begins the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the “Delta Conveyance Project.” ... Read More
  • Delta Flows: Sea Level Rise and The Delta I was minding my own business, checking Twitter Tuesday morning, December 10, when I saw this article from the Washington Post: “Septupled”—I had to think about that for a moment. Greenland’s rate of ice melt increased by a factor of seven times, reported the Post. Since 1992, Greenland’s ice sheet lost just 33 billion tons to neighboring oceans, compared with ... Read More
  • Join us for An Evening with Mark Arax on September… This event is open to the public. RSVP required. Donation at the door welcomed. To RSVP, please email [email protected] or call (209) 475-9550. Read More
  • Halfway Home: Delta Communities Stronger Together … Join us on Wednesday May 29that Wine & Roses in Lodi, Ca. We will be honoring the Delta Working Teamfor their hard work and dedication to the Delta. Tickets are $80 for individuals and $150 for couples.Sponsorships available. Purchase tickets now! Read More
  • Fourth Annual H2O Hackathon Challenges Students to… March 15, 2019 019-037: UPDATED H2O Hackathon Advance Contacts: Zack Johnson, (209) 468-4937; Stephen Callahan, (209) 468-9247; Bret States, (209) 468-4961 More students than ever will compete for prize-money totaling $11,000 to develop apps promoting dam safety. San Joaquin County students are back to focus their computer-coding and problem-solving skills on California water issues at ... Read More

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