top
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Wed Jan 16 2008
Hoopa Valley Tribe Rejects Klamath River Deal
Wed Jan 16 2008
Hoopa Tribe Rejects Klamath Deal Because It Lacks Assured Water for Fish
Hoopa, Calif. - The Hoopa Valley Tribe of northern California will not endorse the latest draft of the Klamath River Basin Restoration Agreement (KRBRA) released on January 15th because the agreement lacks adequate water assurances for fish. Despite being in the minority among the negotiators, Tribal Chairman Clifford Lyle Marshall said Hoopa would never waive its fishery-based water rights, as demanded by federal and other negotiators, in a deal providing no assurances for fisheries restoration.

"What began as dam removal negotiations got turned into a water deal. PacifiCorp left the room two years ago and negotiations with the company have since been separate from this negotiation. The terms of this so-called restoration agreement make the right to divert water for irrigation the top priority, trumping salmon water needs and the best available science on the river," Marshall said. "Such an upside down deal threatens the goal of restoration and the Hoopa Tribe's fishing rights," Hoopa Councilman Joe LeMieux said. "We cannot waive the rights of generations to come. Dangling a carrot like this will not work for Hoopa."
Read More | Klamath Settlement Group Releases Proposed Restoration Agreement | Klamath Tribes Work with Neighbors to Solve Water Crisis | California Trout & Trout Unlimited: Klamath Agreement Sets Stage for Dam Removal
01/16/17 120 Hours of Direct Action Across the Bay Area to Reclaim King's Legacy & Reject Trump Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | Labor & Workers | San Francisco | East Bay | Government & Elections | Immigrant Rights01/14/17 State's Proposal Shrugs Off Voters' Approval of Ban on Oil Waste Injection Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | California | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia01/14/17 Fruitvale Community Further Marginalized in Politicization of Ghost Ship Fire Racial Justice | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Arts + Action | East Bay01/14/17 Lead Poisoning in Oakland's Fruitvale District Is Worse Than Flint Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | Health, Housing, and Public Services | East Bay01/02/17 National Day of Action to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal After New U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice | East Bay | U.S. | International12/25/16 Christmastime Protest Attempts to Cross Checkpoint Between Bethlehem and Jerusalem Front Page | International | Palestine12/20/16 Santa Cruz County Ranked Second for Agricultural Pesticide Illnesses in 2014 Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Central Valley | California | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia12/19/16 Civil Rights Groups Sue Caltrans to Stop Illegal Raids Against California’s Homeless Front Page | Police State and Prisons | Health, Housing, and Public Services | San Francisco | East Bay | California | Government & Elections12/18/16 Hundreds March, Rally, Demand $15 and a Union at the San Francisco Airport Front Page | Labor & Workers | San Francisco | U.S.12/18/16 Senator Boxer Calls Corporate Agribusiness Rider to Water Bill a "Devastating Maneuver" Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley | California | U.S. | Government & Elections12/18/16 #DisruptJ20: Nationwide and Bay Area Call-outs for General Strike Against Trump Front Page | Labor & Workers | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Education & Student Activism | Womyn | Central Valley | San Francisco | South Bay | East Bay | Peninsula | North Bay / Marin | California | U.S. | Government & Elections | Santa Cruz Indymedia
Related Categories: North Coast | Environment & Forest Defense | Racial Justice | Front Page
Honoring The Legacy Of Karen Gay Silkwood Tomas DiFiore Saturday Nov 12th 9:25 AM
Flower Pot Candle Heaters And Your Health Tomas DiFiore Wednesday Nov 2nd 10:57 AM
Killer whales remain protected in Washington via OCEANA Wednesday Jun 15th 5:03 PM
Fires And Drought Force Migration Of Palm Oil Production Tomas DiFiore Tuesday Jun 14th 8:26 AM
More Global News...
[ × close ]
2016 Presidential Party Debates Halloween Costumes Tomas DiFiore Wednesday Oct 5th 8:42 AM
Open Up The Debates - Petition The Commission: Deadline 09262016 Tomas DiFiore Saturday Sep 24th 10:33 AM
Blue Whale Strike of 2009 Scott Peterson Saturday Aug 27th 7:23 AM
Orangutans Fleeing Palm Oil Deforestation Tomas DiFiore Saturday Apr 9th 12:28 PM
Open Newswire...
[ × close ]