The U.S. House of Representatives this morning passed H.R. 23, which we opposed because it seeks to wrest control over much of California's water from the state to the feds. If eventually signed by President Trump, it will overturn decades of negotiations on water in California. Audubon California opposes it because it will divert water from the Center Valley refuges, undermine the Endangered Species Act, and halt the restoration of the San Joaquin River. Audubon activists sent about 3,500 emails to Congress just in the last week in opposition to this bad bill. Now it moves on to the Senate, where we will continue our fight.
By Garrison FrostJuly 13, 2017
Speak out in defense of California's National Marine Sanctuaries
The Trump Adminstration wants to shrink or eliminate California's National Marine Sanctuaries -- and we can't let that happen. These places are too important for birds and people.