Last Wednesday, October 21 The Sierra Fund’s CEO Elizabeth “Izzy” Martin spoke to the California Water Commission (CWC) at their public event in Yuba City. Through this evening event, the Commission was soliciting input on how to implement the water storage section of Proposition 1, including how to invest the more than $2 billion in the bond for increasing water storage in the state. Martin spoke about the potential to improve reservoir operation, increase water storage and enhance water quality and ecosystem resiliency by removing sediment that is clogging reservoirs in the Sierra Nevada.
The Sierra Fund CEO Elizabeth Martin and Science Director Dr. Carrie Monohan are testifying at the California Assembly Natural Resources Committee oversight hearing “Mercury Contamination: Toxic Legacy of the Gold Rush” on Monday, March 24. The hearing will begin at 1:30 pm in the California State Capitol, Room 447.