California farmers win big in water battle

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WASHINGTON — The California water bill now ready for the president’s signature significantly shifts 25 years of federal policy and culminates a long and fractious campaign that began in the drought-stricken San Joaquin Valley. About five years in the making, the $558 million bill approved by the Senate early Saturday morning would steer more water to…

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William "Bill" Hicks
William "Bill" Hicks
4 years ago

I’m very happy for the Farmers in California. Their industry is one of the major income producers in California.

I don’t hear any suggestion that the crunch on residential water use is considered in this bill, and I wouldn’t put it past Barry to veto the bill as a gift to eco-freaks. SO, I would bring out the champagne bottles to celebrate quite yet.