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  • This Giving Tuesday, we are at a crossroad for the…
    Dear Friends, We are at a crossroad for the future of the Delta.  2022 has been a year filled with hope and much progress at Restore the Delta. However, we have also had to remain vigilant in our opposition to the Delta tunnel and regarding government efforts centered on further reducing flows into the estuary through questionable ...
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  • Restore the Delta Congratulates Rep. Josh Harder (…
    For Immediate Release: 11/16/22 Contact:Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, 209-479-2053, [email protected] Stockton, CA –  As the results of the CA-9 Congressional Election are now in, Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, executive director of Restore the Delta, issued the following statement: “Restore the Delta would like to congratulate Josh Harder for his election victory. Representative Harder returning to Congress ensures that an advocate for a healthy and sustainable Bay-Delta ...
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  • Join us on November 17 at 6:30 for our Online Fund…
    Join us on Thursday November 17th at 6:30 PM for Where the Future Flows: An Online Benefit for Restore the Delta. Register here today. After polling our members and the majority of those answered that they would prefer a virtual event, we feel that this is the best way we can share with you the work that ...
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  • ACTION ALERT 10/4/22 San Joaquin Salmon, Youth Del…
    TODAY:  Sign the Petition for San Joaquin River Salmon San Francisco Baykeeper and The Bay Institute are cosponsoring a petition demanding a  renegotiation of the San Joaquin Exchange Contract to help restore San Joaquin River Salmon. “Each year, the federal government delivers up to 875,623 acre-feet to the Exchange Contractors. In some years, that is actually more than the ...
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  • Updated Action Alert: Delta Tunnel Hearing and Sci…
    The California Department of Water Resources public hearings on the draft environmental impact report (EIR) on the proposed Delta Conveyance Project have begun. Read Barbara’s latest blog on the subject for a summary of where we are right now in the process. We need everyone to get involved.  NOTE: The new end date for the comment period is Friday, December ...
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  • Action Alert 9/18/22: Delta Tunnel Hearings and Sc…
    The California Department of Water Resources public hearings on the draft environmental impact report (EIR) on the proposed Delta Conveyance Project have begun. Read Barbara’s latest blog on the subject for a summary of where we are right now in the process. We need everyone to get involved.  Below you will find instructions from DWR on how to make ...
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  • Delta Flows: Monitoring for the Bay-Delta Estuary …
    Before we continue with the blog below, we want to thank our contributors who have helped us keep this vitally important work for the estuary going. This weekend is the 15th anniversary and start of the 16th year of work by Restore the Delta! If you have been busy this summer and unable to contribute to Our ...
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  • Drinking Water Week (Part 2): The Undead Policies …
    by Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla and Tim Stroshane These are the undead ideas of California “water policy” today: A Delta Conveyance Project. New Dams and Reservoir Storage. Voluntary Agreements. Such ideas are put forward by the water industry—and few others—as “solutions” to California’s seeming chronic shortage of water.  These ideas have been defeated time and time again (statewide elections, ...
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  • Drinking Water Week (Part 1): The Return of the Sa…
    By Tim Stroshane It is Drinking Water Week, according to the American Water Works Association and the Delta Stewardship Council. When not paying attention to the ever-present and necessary news about the novel coronavirus pandemic spreading COVID-19 disease, in the middle of March we began hearing about California re-entering drought. (Courthouse News Service and Los Angeles Times.) So this week ...
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  • Restore the Delta presents “Where the Future Flows…
    This symposium will be led by panelists who are roughly 30 and under. This event will cover various Environmental Justice related topics, such as climate change mitigation as opportunity, Harmful Algal Blooms, EJ communities, public access, cultural and historical resources, and water quality and how they fit in Delta planning. It is vital that we build ...
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  • Join us on 10/21 for a virtual Dine and Learn even…
    Join Restore the Delta’s first virtual session in our Dine & Learn series on October 21, 2021 at 6:00 PM.    Research is showing that, in order to avoid disruptive climate change, we need to capture carbon dioxide from large sources and from the atmosphere and store it thousands of feet underground.    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists, Briana ...
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  • 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.
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