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GOP push to shift state water policy away from conservation

GOP push to shift state water policy away from conservation By Carolyn Lochhead July 19, 2017 Updated: July 19, 2017 6:00am WASHINGTON — With a friend in the White House and their party in control of both chambers of Congress,...
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Great salmon fishing defies spring forecast

Great salmon fishing defies spring forecast By Tom Stienstra July 13, 2017 After a fight with a salmon with rod and reel, the fish here is finally brought to the side of the boat to hopefully be netted and brought...
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Fish or farms? A new battle rages over California water

Fish or farms? A new battle rages over California water BY ANSHU SIRIPURAPU asiripurapu@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON The House this week will tackle the question, which for years has triggered a tug-of-war between growers and environmentalists. It plans to vote ...
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GGSA Files Major Lawsuit to Block Delta Tunnels

By PAUL ROGERS | progers@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group Kicking off what are expected to be years of legal battles, a coalition of environmental and fishing groups on Thursday filed the first major lawsuits over California Gov. Jerry Brown’s...
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GGSA Statement on Twin Tunnels Permits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2017 Contact: Michael Coats (707) 935-6203 or michael@coatspr.com SAN FRANCISCO – The Golden Gate Salmon Association issued the following statement today in reaction to the release of the biological opinions related to the twi...
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Westlands must decide now whether it’s all in on Delta tunnels

BY DAN MORAIN Jerry Brown took an Old English turn from his Latin wisdom in 2012 by declaring: “I want to get s— done,” a reference to his vision for building two tunnels 30 miles long to move Sacramento River...
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Oroville Dam: Salmon survive spillway’s erosion, then suffocate in mishap

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | PUBLISHED: May 11, 2017 SACRAMENTO — A quarter-million hatchery salmon survived the near-collapse of a California dam’s spillway this winter, only to suffocate after a pump failed this week, officials said Thursday. They were amon...
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Fish wrap: Fort Baker strategy has potential to help salmon

On Monday (May 29), three Sausalito party boats carrying 55 fishermen caught just 20 salmon, the largest weighing 22 pounds. Fishing, indeed, is anything but hot. But local salmon fishermen bummed by lousy fishing may have a good season or...
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Close to Home: How local salmon are tied to Central Valley flood decisions

JOHN MCMANUS JOHN MCMANUS IS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE GOLDEN GATE SALMON ASSOCIATION. | April 14, 2017, 12:07AM In the Russian River watershed, residents understand what floods mean and why it’s important to protect people and property from high water....
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Salmon season opens tomorrow

Sonoma Index-Tribune columnist Bill Lynch. BY BILL LYNCH | March 30, 2017, 5:06PM The ocean salmon season off the Sonoma Coast opens tomorrow, Saturday, and there are some hopeful signs that fishing will be better than expected. The main factor...
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