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Who is George Soros? < Read this link
Billionaire George Soros is blamed for the financial collapses of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Russian and the Bank of England.
He said he will take down the United States of America next.
HERE is a condensed video on George Soros, who he is and his plan for the United States.
What does George Soros have to do with Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement?
Soros created the Open Society Institute in 1993
to fund his foundations he began establishing in 1983. His
Soros is a funder of Earth justice, that litigates for PCFFA and IFR and other KBRA NGO's.
* Glen Spain is regional director of IFR / Institute for Fisheries Resources, and of Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen / PCFFA, parent organization of IFR. Glen Spain represents PCFFA and IFR at the KBRA negotiation table.
"Rather than seek out yet another unrelated non-profit to funnel the money through, PCFFA created a new organization..." IFR / Institute for Fisheries Resources.
"Most of Bingham’s work and all of (Glen) Spain’s were funded through grants and contracts that could only go through a 501(c)(3) non-profit – which was IFR. ...they can ... thank Earthjustice for suing the bastards to protect the fish and get better river flows, and thank IFR for providing fishermen the wherewithal to fight for their fish and their communities."
"In the Northwest, Glen Spain brought IFR into prominence on Columbia River Basin salmon restoration issues, working to build politically effective coalitions between fishermen and conservation groups through the Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition"
KBC Note: PCFFA litigated against the irrigators keeping their reasonable power rate, against them in the takings case from when the government shut off water in 2001 to 1400 family farms,. In 2009
Ca State Water Resources Control Board to enforce mandatory TMDLs, where resource users must make the naturally mineral laden Klamath Lake and River prestine. Attorney: Soros-funded Earthjustice.
PCFFA/IFR, with their many groups, sued against Klamath irrigator's power rates, Klamath miners, against California Delta irrigators, Scott and Shasta irrigators, ..., with their Soros-funded Earthjustice.
HERE for our Whose Who Glen Spain and PCFFA page, with related articles.
* Sustainable Northwest / SNW founder and president is Martin Goebel
Soros funds Tides, who funds World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy.....
Goebel is Trustee for
Charitable Foundation owned by Roger Sant. The company is a
five year span granted Sustainable NW $342,875.
funds come from Sant's company AES, worldwide developer of
power in 29 countries, power
coal to gas to renewables such as wind, hydro and biomass."
Sustainable NW Klamath Programs Director James Honey's background includes complex class action litigation, and conservation work with the World Wildlife Fund Mexico and the California Hydropower Reform Coalition. George Soros funds World Wildlife Fund. Many in the CHRC dam removal coalition are partners on the KBRA
SNW hired National Heritage Institute for services. NHI is funded by George Soros, Sierra Club, Trout Unlimited, American Rivers, Environmental Defense, The Nature Conservancy, World Bank...
Sustainable Northwest former board member Becky Hyde, at KBRA table, has been employed by Sustainable NW ($63,835 in 2007), which has worked for Klamath Tribes. The KBRA gives the tribes 92,000 acres of forest land, supports the tribes creating a power plant along with ripping out 4 hydro dams on the Klamath River. Hyde claims to represent all the off-project irrigators, however only represents a few in her newly formed off-project group. The other decades-old groups are not allowed at the table.
One of SNW top
2010 contributor is from Brainerd Foundation, which
funds Non Governmental Organizations.
Dam removal in Washington part of growing movement, Banger Daily News, posted to KBC 9/18/11. "What once seemed radical is now mainstream,” said American Rivers President Bob Irvin, whose group has advocated dam removal for environmental reasons. “All of these are experiments in how nature can restore itself, and the Elwha is the biggest example of that.” The pace of removal has quickened, with 241 dams demolished between 2006 and 2010, a more than 40 percent increase over the previous five years...A drumbeat of litigation by tribes and environmental groups has pushed federal officials to dismantle some dams that otherwise would have remained in place. (KBC NOTE: American Rivers is an exclusive KBRA stakeholder voting member. George Soros helps fund Earthjustice, who pays for American Rivers attorney fees. Earthjustice also pays the bills for other environmental groups on the KBRA "stakeholder" voting members, and also those opposed, yet all in the same coalitions: PCFFA, Klamath Wildlands, Karuk Tribe, Oregon Wild, ....." Some are still in litigation against Klamath Basin irrigators. American Rivers and many KBRA voting "stakeholders" and opposing groups are in the coalition to destroy the Snake and Colombia River dams.
* 1/23/11 - Grants by Weeden Foundation, more than $200,000 in the Klamath Basin in 2008 alone, including defeating irrigation interests in the Klamath Takings Case, producing Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement/KBRA reports, influencing Biological Opinions, enforcing TMDLs/water quality mandates, more roadless areas and wilderness designations, Andy Kerr's abolishing grazing, KBRA NGO stakeholder group scientific "peer review," attorney fees for wildlands and anti resource use. Between 1999-2002 they donated $45,000 to Sustainable Northwest. Many of the grantees are "stakeholders" at the KBRA negotiation table.
How Alton Jones Foundation (known now as Blue Moon Fund) Switched from Art and Culture to Radical Green, posted 4/20/11. KBC NOTE: Many of the grantees, like Earthjustice, are the same recipients funded by George Soros and federal dollars, that fund lawsuits against Klamath Irrigators, miners, loggers, ...... (KBC reader who contacted us: thanks for the alert to fix bad links in Alton Jones page!)
Environmentalism on taxpayers' dime, Victorville Daily Press Opinion April 18, 2011. "... the Center is one of four environmental groups seeking to protect the “spring run” of the Upper Klamath chinook salmon under the Endangered Species Act by submitting a petition seeking to designate the fish as a “distinct species....between 2000 and 2009, eight environmental groups — led by the Center for Biological Diversity — filed at least 1,596 federal court cases against the federal government....These same environmental groups are receiving billions of tax dollars in attorney fees for settling or ‘winning’ cases against the federal government.”
Taxpayer-funded job security, letter by Family Farm Alliance executive director Dan Keppen, Siskiyou Daily News and Tuscon Citizen, posted to KBC 6/9/11
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