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Media Advisory: Opponents to Rally Against Governor’s Water Export Tunnels as Public Comment Period Begins: Our Comment “No Tunnels!

No Wasteful Water Projects
No Tunnels!

Media Advisory for Friday, December 13, 2013
Contact: Steve Hopcraft 916/457-5546; [email protected] Twitter: @shopcraft

Opponents to Rally Against Governor’s Water Export Tunnels as Public Comment Period Begins:
Our Comment “No Tunnels!”
Friday, December 13, North Steps, State Capitol, 12:00 pm
“Death of the Delta” Coffin; Scores of Opposing Groups

Californians for a Fair Water Policy, a statewide coalition opposing Gov. Brown’s water export tunnels, announced today that their statewide coalition will rally at the State Capitol on Friday, December 13 as the Brown Administration’s proposed project is published in the Federal Register opening the public comment period. Opponents will point out expected damage to water, the environment, fish, farming and water ratepayers, and tax payers.

What: Opponents Rally Against the BDCP Tunnels

When: Friday, December 13, 2013:
12:00 pm Rally to Register Public comment on Tunnels:
“NO Tunnels!”
State Capitol, North Steps, Sacramento, CA

Who: Conner Everts, Southern California Watershed Alliance; Alex Aliferis, Contra Costa County Taxpayers Association; Nick di Croce, Environmental Water Caucus; Jonas Minton, Planning and Conservation League; Zeke Grader, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations; Supervisor Don Nottoli, Sacramento County; Bob Wright, Friends of the River; Russell van Löben Sels, Five Delta Counties Farm Bureau Caucus; Bill Jennings, California Sportfishing Protection Alliance; Caleen Sisk, Chief of Winnemem Wintu Tribe; Grace Marvin, Butte Environmental Council; Jim Cox, Calif. Striped Bass Association; Jack Sanchez, Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead (SARSAS); Osha Meserve, Attorney with Local Agencies of the North Delta and Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Association; Bill Wells, Calif. Delta Chambers of Commerce; Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Restore the Delta

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  • Catherine Seymour
    December 13, 2013, 5:38 pm

    I will be there! I want people to visualize what it would look like when the beautiful waters of Georgianna slough is reduced to a muddy creek you can walk accross! This is what people need to see and understand about these tunnels… They will only drain the Delta dry!