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.


1-25 of 16856 signatures
Number Date Name Location
16856 2 days ago Denise Griffin Mobile, AL , US
16855 2 days ago michael Jarrett Tucson, AZ , US
16854 2 days ago Anonymous Easton, PA , US
16853 4 days ago Julie Martin Frederic, WI , US
16852 4 days ago Donna Vivado Centerville, MA , US
16851 4 days ago Debbie Neimark Chicago, IL , US
16850 4 days ago Amanda Allen Elkhart, IN , US
16849 5 days ago Robyn Smith Mercer Island, WA , US
16848 5 days ago Jessica mcfrederick Mantua, OH , US
16847 6 days ago Joan Christensen Intl Falls, MN , US
16846 6 days ago Anonymous Easton, PA , US
16845 6 days ago Dana Belt Yuba City, CA , US
16844 1 week ago DENISE KASTNER LOWELL, IN , US
16843 1 week ago Donna Reppert Allentown, PA , US
16842 1 week ago marisol melgarejo hoorn, ot , NL
16841 1 week ago Robert III Gehrman Saint Paul, MN , US
16840 1 week ago Donna Brown East Hampton, NY , US
16839 1 week ago Anonymous Easton, PA , US
16838 1 week ago Tiffany Baker Nicholasville, KY , US
16837 1 week ago Matthew Van Camp Miami, FL , US
16836 1 week ago berny lottner cologne, ot , DE
16835 1 week ago Daniel Tham Singapore, ot , SG
16834 1 week ago Ruth Breznay London, ot , GB
16833 1 week ago Joanna Garaventa Concord , CA , US
16832 1 week ago Anonymous Easton, PA , 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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