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Native and fishing groups take Jerry Brown to court to block water-stealing Delta Tunnels

A California Indian Tribe, two fishing groups, and two environmental organizations have joined a growing number of organizations, cities and counties suing the Jerry Brown and Donald Trump administrations to block the construction of the water-stealing Delta Tunnels. By Dan Bacher  The Winnemem Wintu Tribe, North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA), Institute for Fisheries Resources (IFR), Pacific Coast […]

August 23rd

Delta Tunnels project slammed by an avalanche of lawsuits

An avalanche of lawsuits against Governor Jerry Brown and President Donald Trump’s Delta Tunnels project has hit the courts. Today a coalition of groups filed a lawsuit against the Tunnels, considered by opponents to be the most environmentally destructive public works project in California history, in Sacramento Superior Court. By Dan Bacher  The groups include the AquAlliance, California […]

August 22nd

EPA: 20% of US exposed to unsafe drinking water

A team of young reporters from News21 has added flesh to a report by the Environmental Protection Agency that concluded 63 million people in the United States have been exposed to potentially contaminated drinking water over the past 10 years. By Meteor Blades  No surprise that large numbers of the 680,000 violations of safe drinking water rules […]

August 22nd