BLOG ROUND-UP: State’s survey of other tunnel projects scrutinized; Westlands on NRDC’s Facts; Without farm water, CDFA’s ag vision is meaningless; Moyle and Baumsteiger on facing extinction; and more blog commentary …
BLOG ROUND-UP: State’s survey of other tunnel projects scrutinized; Westlands on NRDC’s Facts; Without farm water, CDFA’s ag vision is meaningless; Moyle and Baumsteiger on facing extinction; and more blog commentary ….
It is for that reason that Westlands recently acknowledged, “because of the extremely wet hydrology, the ESA and other regulations have not restricted CVP operations in 2017.” In his recent “Expert Blog,” Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Attorney, Doug Obegi, seized on this “admission” as evidence that “some irrigation districts and special interest groups representing corporate agribusinesses are twisting the facts to complain about the federal Central Valley Project’s “mere” allocation of [65% for south-of-Delta Central Valley Project agricultural water service contractors.
… ” Continue reading at the Westlands Water District’s Food for Thought blog here: Westlands Water District comments on NRDC’s Own Facts Without farm water, CDFA’s agricultural vision is meaningless: Todd Fitchette writes, “The board for the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) enlisted the assistance of a San Diego-based public relations firm to help set a course of action and establish its California Agricultural Vision.
… ” Read more from the Western Farm Press blog here: Without farm water, CDFA’s agricultural vision is meaningless Facing extinction: California fishes: Peter Moyle and Jason Baumsteiger write, “At least two species of California fishes appear to be facing imminent extinction in the wild: delta smelt and winter-run Chinook salmon.
Fast forward to today, and the reservoir is completely full.
The drought emergency he rescinded had been in place since April 25, 2014.
The new Clinic is a project of the Aoki Center for Critical Race and Nation Studies, in partnership with the California Environmental Law and Policy Center, and will offer unique environmental justice advocacy opportunities for King Hall students.
The placement went extremely smoothly – a great start to the installation process that will continue at a rate of about 5 structures being placed per day.
See also, Who’s in charge of Arizona’s Colorado River, episode 2 Bernhardt at Interior = Fox Guarding the Henhouse: Kate Poole writes, “Today, the President nominated David Bernhardt to be Deputy Secretary of Interior, a position with enormous influence and authority over almost all of our shared public resources.
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