Water Rights Public Hearing Rescheduled

NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER A PETITION REQUESTING CHANGES IN WATER RIGHTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES AND U.S. BUREAU OF RECLAMATION FOR THE CALIFORNIA WATERFIX PROJECT The public hearing listed above, originally scheduled to commence on April 7, 2016 at the Joe Serna Jr.-CalEPA Building, Byron Sher Auditorium, 1001 I Street, […]

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DWR Statement Regarding Delta Independent Science Board Comments on RDEIR/SDEIS

September 16, 2015 DWR Statement Regarding Delta Independent Science Board Comments on RDEIR/SDEIS ________________ Statement from Cassandra Enos-Nobriga, program manager for the California Department of Water Resources, about the Delta Independent Science Board comments on the Partially Recirculated Draft Environmental Impact Report/Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (RDEIR/SDEIS) for California WaterFix: The Department of Water Resources […]

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Groups Slam Sweetheart Settlement for Westlands Water District

by Dan Bacher Remember the powerful Westlands Water District, the organization that has sued the federal government every summer over the past three years in unsuccessful attempts to stop supplemental releases from Trinity Reservoir to prevent a massive fish kill on the lower Klamath River? Well, the same Obama Administration that Westlands sued to block […]

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DWR Submits Permit Application to The Corps

On August 26, 2015, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) submitted a permit application to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for California WaterFix, a project that aims to modernize the way water is diverted from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta by the State Water Project and Central Valley Project.  This milestone brings additional opportunities for […]

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Promote Indian Self-Determination

The Tribal and Student protests at HSU provide an opportunity to promote Indian Self-Determination (25 USC 450 et. seq./25 USC 3109). Sample Letter noted below is in MS Word Format and can be downloaded using the this link: Sample Tribal Letter 1HSU Letter      

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‘We Are Liberating Occupied Land’:

‘We Are Liberating Occupied Land’: HSU Student Protesters Stand Firm, Claim Campus Building as Native Land http://lostcoastoutpost.com/2015/jan/28/we-are-liberating-occupied-land-hsu-student-protes/ RYAN BURNS/ WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28@ 3:46 P.M ACTIVISM (/CATEGORIES/ ACTIVISM/) , HSU / CATEGORIES/ Hsu/) A group of Humboldt State University students protesting (http: //lostcoastoutpost.com/ 2015/j an/20 /protest-bolman-firing-hsustudents- occupy-campus-b /) the firing of a beloved educator is refusing […]

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BIA Career Opportunities

The Northern and Southern California Agency Offices currently have professional forester jobs openings in Alturas, California and Riverside, California. The position at Alturas is located at the Modoc National Forest’s Supervisor’s Office and is the only jointly funded BIA Agency Forester/USFS Tribal Liaison position in the Country.  We have high hopes for the partnerships that […]

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Environmental Assessment (EA) documents

Environmental Assessment (EA) documents are being prepared as per requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Notice is hereby provided that the BIA on behalf of Indian beneficial owners of forested Indian Public Domain Allotments in northern and central California, Colusa Rancheria, and the Toyon Parcel, is […]

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Position Letter on Bay Delta Conservation Plan DEIR/DEIS

Subject: Bay Delta Conservation Plan DEIR/DEIS Dear Mr. Wulff: This letter provides comments in regards to the Bay Delta Conservation Plan DEIR/DEIS. Unfortunately due to the voluminous nature of this DEIR/DEIS we were unable to review the plan in its entirety; frankly, a public document of this length is prohibitive of public review and engagement, and […]

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Video simulation captures scale of Delta tunnel project

By Matt Weiser mweiser@sacbee.com Published: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 – 4:16 pm The water diversion tunnels that Gov. Jerry Brown proposes to build in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are so large that many policymakers and citizens have had difficulty grasping the project. The Delta Protection Commission set out to change that. Read more here: http://goo.gl/Tf9w4n  

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