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Our Klamath Basin Water Crisis
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.

California Waterboards North Coast Region 1

Agricultural lands discharge program: "The Agricultural Lands Discharge Program (Program) addresses water quality impacts associated with activities on agricultural lands in the North Coast Region" https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/northcoast/water_issues/programs/agricultural_lands/

North Coast Regional Water Board Program for Discharges of Waste Associated with Agricultural Lands in the Tule Lake Basin: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/northcoast/water_issues/programs/agricultural_lands/tule_lake/

Tulelake Advisory Group members: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/northcoast/water_issues/programs/agricultural_lands/pdf/161116/Tule_Lake_Basin_Advisory_Group_Membership.pdf

Tule Lake Basin Advisory Group Members

1 Brad Kirby Tulelake Irrigation District manager and president of Klamath Water Users Association

2 Curt Mullis Klamath Water Users Association Mullis worked 31 years in federal service, including  field supervisor, state director, assistant state director, and district supervisor for Klamath Falls Fish and Wildlife Office. He is now on the KWUA Board.

3 Dee Samson Lava Beds/Butte Valley RCD

4 Felice Pace Klamath Forest Alliance/Sierra Club-Redwood Chapter  Felice Pace lives on the Oregon Coast near the Klamath River. He was instrumental in shutting down logging using spotted owl theories and also helped create Klamath Riverkeeper,

5 Greg Austin US Fish and Wildlife Service

6 Kari Fisher CA Farm Bureau Federation

7 Konrad Fisher Klamath Riverkeeper executive director and media contact.  Klamath Riverkeeper's goal is to Un-dam the Klamath River: http://www.klamathriver.org/our-work/un-dam-the-klamath/ . They were successful in litigation shutting down California suction dredge mining, causing water quality regulations, and as Craig Tucker  has stated, Klamath Irrigators are the enemies. Tucker is Karuk Tribe spokesman. He was on the steering committee of Klamath Riverkeeper before it spun off from umbrella group Klamath Forest Alliance, and he is presently on the board.
Klamath Riverkeeper history & accomplishments, and Board of Directors - 2016 "Over the next 5 years, KRK worked with allies at the Karuk Tribe and Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations to apply a legal, policy, and grassroots full court press to dam-owner PacifiCorp and its owner, Warren Buffett. Our successful lawsuits, nonstop policy advocacy, and targeted grassroots pressure forced PacifiCorp to sign a stakeholder agreement to un-dam and restore the Klamath River in 2010."

8 Micah Gibson Yurok Tribe -

9 Michelle Jezeski National Resource Conservation Service

10 Otto Huffman Modoc County Farm Bureau - The only actual Tulelake irrigator in this advisory group.

11 Rick Carlson Bureau of Reclamation

12 Rob Wilson UC Extension Center

13 Sean Curtis Modoc County

14 Steve Orloff UC Extension Center

15 Susan Corum Karuk Tribe - Karuk spokesman is Craig Tucker, a founder and board member of Klamath Riverkeeper.

16 Vivian Helliwell Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations and Institute for Fisheries Resources.

Yurok and Hoopa Tribes and Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen (PCFFA) and other enviro groups petitioned against the Klamath Irrigators continuing to get an affordable power rate. Their goal was to reduce irrigation.




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