Reclaiming the Sierra

Join us for benefit concert,Thurs Jan 16!

January 3, 2014

Sweet Water of Life -Live Bands Benefit ++Part II This Benefit Concert will raise awareness & funds for The Sierra Fund’s work to restore local rivers that have been impacted by legacy mining for 100+ years. WHAT: 21+ event with live music, solo artists and live bands WHEN: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 7:00pm until 12:00am […]

EPA Finalizes California’s List of Polluted Waters, mercury in Sierra fish is a main concern

November 7, 2011

The following is excerpted from the 10/11/11 EPA Region 9 press release For more information, contact: Nahal Mogharabi, mogharabi.nahal@epa.gov For a local analysis of this information by the Union newspaper, see article below: “Many county waterways contain unsafe levels of mercury in fish” Trends Include 170% Increase In Toxicity Listings Since 2006 SAN FRANCISCO, 11 […]

USEPA approves Delta Methylmercury TMDL, stakeholder meeting on Nov 10

November 7, 2011

From: Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) On 20 October 2011, the US Environmental Protection Agency approved the Delta Mercury Control Program (new fish tissue objectives, and TMDLs for the Delta and Yolo Bypass). The EPA approval date establishes the Effective Date of the Basin Plan amendment. The Basin Plan amendment contains actions […]

State Water Board Approves Mercury Control Strategy for Fish in Sacramento and San Joaquin River Basins

July 25, 2011

From the State Water Resources Control Board SACRAMENTO, 21 June 2011 – The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has approved a strategy designed to ultimately reduce the amount of mercury and methylmercury impacting fish inhabiting the Sacramento and San Joaquin river basins. The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Central Valley […]