More on Water

Jun 25, 2015

Statement on Introduction of Western Water Bill from House Republicans

No representative of the Bay Delta region was given the opportunity to participate in the development of this legislation. Therefore, it is a safe bet that this lengthy and complex legislation will have negative effects on the Delta. As I have said many times, I am more than willing to work with anyone who wants to achieve a true bipartisan solution to California and Western water problems.

Jun 25, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Introduces Drought, Invasive Species, and Conservation Measures for Bill on House Floor

On the House Floor, Garamendi introduces amendments on water management, invasive species, and conservation (click to watch videos).

Jun 18, 2015

Garamendi Statement on Pope Francis Climate Change Encyclical

The Pope addresses his encyclical to ‘every person living on this planet,’ because climate change affects us all and everyone has an obligation to help address this crisis. The good news is that we can rise to this challenge through innovation, advocacy, and smart public policy. We are morally compelled to act.

Jun 9, 2015

New Map of Garamendi’s Water Plan, Op-Ed in Sac Bee on ‘Little Sip, Big Gulp Alternative to Twin Tunnels

California water needs can be met with a comprehensive program that over the next 10 years can create more than 5 million acre-feet of new water at a cost no greater than the twin tunnels.

May 28, 2015

Congressmen Garamendi, Thompson Announce $467,000 Brownfields EPA Grant to Solano County Water Agency

This grant gives our communities the tools needed to clean abandoned mines, improve local water quality, protect public health, and support local businesses. It will also help us enjoy the great outdoors and strengthen Northern California’s tourism industry.

May 18, 2015

Coast Guard Bill that Garamendi Co-Authored Passes House of Representatives

America’s Coast Guard and Merchant Marine play an indispensible role in our national security and economic prosperity. This bipartisan legislation supports their work and I applaud its passage.

May 1, 2015

Local Water Projects Clear House Following Garamendi’s Extensive Work

Congressman Garamendi has been closely working on, these water projects, including desperately needed levee improvements.

May 1, 2015

Garamendi Votes Against Bill that would Escalate Modern Nuclear Arms Race and Make Shortsighted Cuts to Alternative Energy

The bill includes $8.7 billion to maintain America’s nuclear weapons stockpile, $526 million more than FY 2015. Garamendi fears this increase in spending to support our already bloated nuclear weapons program, particularly in the context of delicate diplomacy with Iran and Russia, could trigger a chain reaction that would accelerate a modern nuclear arms race.

Apr 30, 2015

Congressman Garamendi Responds to Governor Brown’s Revised BDCP Water Policy

"The changes to the BDCP just confirm our fear that this project is not about restoring the environment,” Congressman Garamendi said.

Apr 23, 2015

Garamendi Introduces Bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization

“This legislation strengthens the Coast Guard’s ability to protect our nation and safeguard maritime commerce. It does so by providing budget stability and funds to address the many unmet capital project needs of the Coast Guard.”

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