Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Media Advisory: Salmon Fishermen to Oppose Prop. 1

San Francisco – Bay Area fishermen announced today they will oppose Proposition 1, the State Water Bond, at a San Francisco Bay news conference on Friday, Oct. 3. “Prop. 1 is one more shovel of dirt on the grave of … Continue reading

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CSPA Files Comments and Objection to June Lakes TUCP Petition and Order

On 19 September 2014, CSPA submitted comments and a formal objection to a temporary urgency change petition and order regarding a change in required minimum flows past the June Lake Public Utility District’s (JLPUD) Fern Creek diversion facility. CSPA pointed … Continue reading

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CSPA, Coalition Submits Amicus to Supreme Court in Scott River Case

On 19 September 2014, CSPA, Karuk Tribe, California Coastkeeper Alliance, Northcoast Environmental Center, Friends of the Eel River and Clean Water Action submitted a Amici Curiae letter to the California Supreme Court regarding the appeal of Siskiyou County to the … Continue reading

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CSPA, Coalition Submits Information to Regional Board on Grassland Bypass Project

On 8 September 2014, CSPA and a Coalition of environmental and fishing groups, responding to a request by Central Valley Regional Board Chair Karl Longley, provided information on the estimated reduction in discharges of drainage, salt, selenium and boron from … Continue reading

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CSPA, Coalition Request Extension of Review Period for Statewide Pest EIR

On 2 September 2014, CSPA and 14 other environmental and health organizations sent a letter to the California Department of Food and Agriculture requesting a 90-day time extension of the public review period for the Statewide Plant Pest Prevention Programmatic … Continue reading

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CSPA Settles Stanislaus County Well Drilling Permit Lawsuit Against Certain Parties

On 27 August 2014, CSPA and Protecting Our Water and Environmental Resources (POWER) reached a settlement with nine defendants in one of two Stanislaus County lawsuits filed over drilling permits for wells without California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review.  The … Continue reading

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CSPA, Coalition Submit Comments on State Board Trash Control Amendments

On 5 August 2014, CSPA joined a coalition on environmental organization in commenting on the State Water Resource Control Board’s proposed amendments to the Statewide Water Quality Control Plans to Control Trash.  Trash impairs the health of both humans and … Continue reading

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CSPA, Coalition Submit Comments on Cost Allocation for Central Valley Project

On 4 June 2014, CSPA and a coalition of fishing and environmental organizations submitted comments to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) concerning the proposed cost allocation methodology for the federal Central Valley Project.  The comments point out that, among … Continue reading

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CSPA Joins Coalition in Urging Protection for Wild & Scenic Rivers

On 16 May 2014, CSPA joined Friends of the River and 40 other environmental, fishing and whitewater organizations in expressing opposition to H.R. 3964 in separate letters to Senators Udall, Feinstein and Boxer.  The Bill attempts to commandeer water from … Continue reading

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CSPA, Delta Water Agencies, Restore the Delta Submit Comments on Proposed Bonds

On 23 April 2014, CSPA joined Central Delta Water Agency, South Delta Water Agency, Restore the Delta and Local Agencies of the North Delta is submitting comments on three proposed Bond issues that are being considered by the state legislature.  … Continue reading

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CSPA, Coalition Submit Comments on Temperance Flat Dam Feasibility Report

On 21 April 2014, CSPA joined NRDC, Friends of the River and The Bay Institute in submitting comments on the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Draft Feasibility Report for the Upper San Joaquin River Basin Storage Investigation – Temperance Flat Reservoir.  … Continue reading

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CSPA, Coalition Protest State Water Contract Provisions

On 3 March 2014, CSPA and a Coalition of environmental, fishing and tribal groups wrote Mark Cowin, Director of the Department of Water Resources (DWR), asking they he deny proposed changes in the water supply contracts that would shift fish … Continue reading

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CSPA, Coalition Submit Comments on State Water Project Contract Extension

On 29 January 2014, CSPA joined PCL, Sierra Club, Environmental Water Caucus, PCFFA, C-WIN, Southern California Watershed Alliance and CA Save Our Streams Council in submitting comments on the extension of the State Water Project water supply contracts.  The comments … Continue reading

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CSPA, Coalition Submit Comments on Proposed Water Transfer

On 21 December 2013, CSPA and a coalition of fishing, environmental and tribal groups submitted comments on the draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the proposed water transfer/exchange program from Arvin-Edison Water Storage District to Metropolitan Water District (MET).  The project … Continue reading

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My Take on The Benefit Bass Tournament

Before blast off, I tied up to a dock because I didn’t want the wind to ping-pong me against the other participants drifting in the slough. John Sherman and partner, Ric Rudgers soon tied up to the same dock and … Continue reading

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CSPA/Restore the Delta Benefit Bass Tournament

When: October 17th, 2010 Russo’s Marina [map] 3995 Willow Rd. Bethel Island, CA 94511 This tournament is a benefit for the California Sport Fishing Protection Alliance and Restore The Delta. * Two thirds of the entry fees will be a … Continue reading

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Benefit Bass Tournament – Rules

When: October 17th, 2010 Russo’s Marina [map] 3995 Willow Rd. Bethel Island, CA 94511 Tournament Rules Boat Rules 1. Entry Fee: Entry fee is $150.00 per team. The Entry fee will be 100% tax deductible donation to Restore the Delta. … Continue reading

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Website Migration

Thank you for visiting our new website. We are in the process of migrating the abundance of historical documents, correspondence and valuable information to our new website format.  The migration process is expected to take some time due to the … Continue reading

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