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Feds OK New Mercury Protections In California Waters

July 18, 2017 | Steve Milne

The U.S. EPA has approved new safeguards to protect people from eating toxic fish caught in California waterways. Salmon and other fish that Native American tribes and others depend on for sustenance are often contaminated with mercury.

Photo / Curtis Jerome Haynes

Environment

Feds Say Delta Tunnels Won't Push Fish To Extinction

June 26, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Two federal wildlife agencies gave a green light to Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to re-engineer California’s water delivery system.

Mike Wier / California Trout

Environment

Study: Nearly Half of Native California Salmon Could Be Extinct in 50 Years

May 16, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A new report that gauges the health of California's native salmon, steelhead and trout paints an alarming picture. It shows 45 percent are likely to be extinct in 50 years if present trends continue.

US Fish and Wildlife

Environment

California Lawmakers Will Hear About Dire State Of Fishing Industry

March 28, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Fishermen plan to brief lawmakers at an annual joint hearing Wednesday on the state of the industry. The outlook is bleak as fisherman are dealing with very low salmon populations.

Environment

Erosion, High Flows From Storms Benefit Native Species

February 16, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Winter storms are causing mudslides and erosion, but it's not all bad news.

Photo / Carson Jeffres, UC Davis

Environment

Floodwaters Create Crucial Habitat In Yolo Bypass

February 7, 2017 | Amy Quinton

It's been 10 years since the Yolo Bypass in Sacramento has been inundated with such high floodwaters. It's creating a unique habitat for fish and wildlife.

Department of Water Resources

Environment

Concerns Raised Over California's Plan To Provide More Water For Fish

November 29, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California regulators hear from residents and farmers concerned about a plan to provide more water for threatened fish in the San Joaquin River and its tributaries.

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