California Sportfishing Protection Alliance Advisory / 3.20.10
NAS Panel Finds ESA Actions In The Delta Scientifically Justified
Scientists side with smelt, salmon protections
March 19, 2010 -- A panel with the National Academy of Sciences says measures taken to save the fish that have also curbed water supplies from the Sacramento-San Joaquin delta are scientifically justified. (Continued on-line at the L.A. Times)
Given this positive review of the science used by NMFS and the US Fish & Wildlife Service, can Congress now find the money to deal with the real problems destroying our fisheries, including:
Phone, E-mail or write your elected representatives and let them know they need to act now! It would certainly help to overcome the propaganda generated by some of the Central Valley Corporate Growers.
Don’t forget to contact Nancy Pelosi - House Speaker! Go to http://www.house.gov/pelosi/ and click on the box on the far right side of this page that says “Visit Speaker.gov", then click on “contact us” at the bottom left of this page to send email to the Speaker).
State Senators and Assemblymembers