Archive 103 - December 2010
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This week's verses are taken from Luke 2:8-14, sent by Frank Tallerico: the story of Jesus' birth. 12/24/10
Commission OKs electricity rate hike, Capital Press 12/23/10
WATCH OUT TODAY FOR THE DANGEROUS CLEAN WATER EXPANSION ACT, by Fred Kelly Grant 12/22/10
issues final order on pollution limits,
EPA has 30 days to approve or reject the
HERE for Water Quality page.
Obama Announces Support for UN Resolution Stating 'Indigenous Peoples Have the Right to the Lands ... They Have Traditionally Owned, Occupied or Otherwise Used or Acquired', CNS News, posted to KBC 12/22/10
Funding available for domestic, municipal wells through Dec. 31), H&N posted to KBC 12/21/10
Keep the dams; don’t over-regulate food, (and who caused the deficit?) H&N letter by Jerry Pappe 12/21/10
Federal order puts at risk BLM grazing, Natural Resource report, posted 12/21/10
Siskiyou water users suit alleges CEQA violations with Klamath agreements, Siskiyou Daily, posted to KBC 12/21/10
This weeks Bible verses sent by Frank Tallerico, 12/19/10
Electricity rates to increase in January (14.5%), H&N 12/19/10
Biomass meeting draws protests, H&N, posted 12/19/10
Governors air gripes about Endangered Species Act, Western governors meet for two-day conference, H&N, posted to KBC 12/19/10
Siskiyou County Pomona Grange vs Tulelake Irrigation
District regarding KBRA/Klamath Basin Restoration
Agreement, posted to KBC 12/16/10. Filed
November 26 in Siskiyou County Superior Court.
Copco Lake residents don’t want Klamath dams gone, H&N, posted to KBC 12/16/10. "Clarence Waltner, who has lived on the bank of Copco Lake for 10 years, was outraged that the dams — which are privately owned by PacifiCorp — would be removed and costs would be passed on to ratepayers’ electricity bills. 'That’s like sending in a bulldozer, bulldozing our homes, then sending us a bill for the bulldozer,' he said."
Klamath dam decision team hears concerns in Yreka, Siskiyou Daily, posted to KBC 12/16/10
Klamath prepares for dam removal, Capital Press, posted to KBC 12/16/10
Oregon Congressman Greg Walden newsletter posted to KBC 12/16/10
"Science and the Secretarial Determination" - Klamath River Dam removal, by Siskiyou County Supervisor Marcia Armstrong, posted to KBC 12/16/10
Scott River Flows, by Siskiyou County Supervisor Marcia Armstrong, posted to KBC 12/16/10
Dept of Interior public meetings on Klamath
Dec.15, KBRA 'Coordinating Council' public meeting. Your Public Comments will not be recorded.
TMDL bureaucrats blindly enforce regulations, Pursue legal action; federal, state policies arbitrary, unreasonable, H&N guest writer Dennis Linthicum, posted to KBC 12/8/10.
Siskiyou Pomona Grange files brief in KBRA, KHSA Suit, Siskiyou Daily News, posted to KBC 12/8/10
Lakeview biomass: Good project, wrong place; Aquifer under location contaminated with byproducts of old uranium mill, H&N guest writer Chris Zinda, posted to KBC 12/8/10
Don’t hold breath, by Jack Layton, Siskiyou Daily 12/7/10
Lawsuit Filed Charging EPA With Failure To Protect Northwest Salmon From Pesticides, Columbia Basin Bulletin, posted to KBC 12/8/10. KBC NOTE: PCFFA again sues. PCFFA sued against Klamath irrigators affordable power rate, to enforce Klamath TMDLs, Central Valley irrigators, and who explains how the KBRA favors fish over farms, AND who is the irrigation leader's "friend" at the KBRA table.
PCFFA Glen Spain ANALYSIS OF
“Outline of Objections to the Klamath Basin
Restoration and Hydroelectric Settlement
Agreements.” Spain explains why
environmental NGO's and Tribes should support
the dam removal and ag-downsizing 'agreements',
posted to KBC 12/4/10. (KBC NOTE:
PCFFA/Glen Spain, an author of the KBRA, has
sued against the Klamath Project retaining
an affordable power rate, and are suing Project
Irrigators claim to be compensated for their
deeded water that was withheld by the US
To KBC readers from Frank
Tallerico for Sunday Dec 5:
scientist David Vogel sent us some short videos
of Klamath River steelhead and Klamath suckers.
HERE for Videos, Bio
and some Klamath Reports.
Obama Administration Reverses Stance, Cancels Plans for Offshore Energy Production, U.S. Congressman Wally Herger 12/3/10
Administration reverses offshore drilling policy in eastern gulf, Atlantic, Washington Post, posted to KBC 12/2/10. "The Obama administration announced Wednesday that it will not allow offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the Atlantic coast through 2017, reversing two key policy changes the president embraced in late March."
Attempt to confuse (Klamath) voters was deliberate, H&N letter by Herald Puff, posted to KBC 12/3/10
How will the power from the Klamath dams be replaced
if they are removed?, Siskiyou Daily News
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