Center for Biological Diversity

Stop the Destructive Delta Tunnels

Delta smelt
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California's water, environment and wildlife urgently need your help.

Currently dry regions in the south of the state get water pumped from the far north via the San Francisco-San Joaquin Bay Delta. Limits on this pumping help protect endangered species: The pumps must be shut off or pumping reduced periodically in order to protect endangered Delta smelt from getting sucked into the pumps.

Unfortunately a newly proposed "solution" to these protections, called the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, would divert the water around the Delta with two massive underground tunnels. This solution will further harm the smelt and other wildlife that depend on the Delta. 

The Center for Biological Diversity is actively challenging the plan to making sure that endangered species are not harmed by the tunnels, but we need your help.

Please take action using the form below. Tell state and federal agencies to protect endangered species and reject the Delta Plan and its twin tunnels.


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Number Date Name Location
16584 6 hours ago Alyse Vasil Ocean Isle Beach, NC , US
16583 6 hours ago Mark West Anchorage, AK , US
16582 8 hours ago Anonymous easton, PA , US
16581 8 hours ago Tiffany Baker Nicholasville, KY , US
16580 1 day ago Dorina Solymar Los Angeles, CA , US
16579 2 days ago surya rajesh hyderabad, ot , IN
16578 3 days ago susanna minacheili thessaloniki, HI , GR
16577 4 days ago Kimberly Myhre Colorado Springs, CO , US
16576 4 days ago Michael Brown Eugene, OR , US
16575 4 days ago mr. g. west everett, WA , US
16574 4 days ago B Levy Fort lauderdale, FL , US
16573 5 days ago Daniel Tham Singapore, ot , SG
16572 5 days ago AJ and John Jittipsopa-Zinner Mossyrock, WA , US
16571 5 days ago Ellen Goodman East Providence, RI , US
16570 1 week ago Hirokoj Jones San Fraancisco, CA , US
16569 1 week ago Rev Leslie Martin Celadhan Huntington Station, NY , US
16568 1 week ago Ivan Snajdar Crikvenica, ot , HR
16567 1 week ago Angela Culver Fort Worth, TX , US
16566 1 week ago Julia Kaloustian San Jose, CA , US
16565 1 week ago Canan Tzelil Beverly Hills, CA , US
16564 1 week ago Deidre Digel Montgomery, TX , US
16563 1 week ago Elizabeth Hucker New York, NY , US
16562 1 week ago Peter Seigars Concord, NH , US
16561 1 week ago Anonymous Riverside, NJ , US
16560 1 week ago priscilla grimmett hermitage, TN , US
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Read more about the Bay Delta Conservation Plan here.

*Fields marked with an asterisk are required. Please take action by Dec. 31, 2014.

Photo of Delta smelt courtesy California Department of Water Resources.

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