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POLITICS | Senate Republican Leader Grove Blasts New Lawsuit Restricting Water Delivery

POLITICS | Senate Republican Leader Grove Blasts New Lawsuit Restricting Water Delivery

SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) responds to the latest legal action filed by the California Natural Resources Agency and the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) against the Trump Administration over the biological opinions and water delivery: “President Trump has taken great strides forward with his water action this week and he is […]

California Sues Trump Admin After President Signs Order Delivering Water to Farmers

California Sues Trump Admin After President Signs Order Delivering Water to Farmers

BY JANITA KAN The state of California has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration alleging that President Donald Trump’s order granting farmers more access to water in the state had failed to consider a variety of environmental impacts. The president signed a memorandum on Wednesday supporting water development and delivery in the state’s Central Valley and Southern California, […]

Sinking California land to cost billions

Sinking California land to cost billions

. California’s struggling infrastructure faced the daunting prospect of too little water underground and too much falling from the sky. “Four years of drought and heavy reliance on pumping of groundwater have made the land sink faster than ever up and down the Central Valley, requiring repairs to infrastructure that experts say are costing billions of […]

Brown gets bipartisan rebuke on drought policies

Brown gets bipartisan rebuke on drought policies

House legislation targets environmental laws

House  legislation targets environmental laws

. Last week, House Republicans introduced legislation to revise water policies in California and the rest of the West Coast, improving water reliability and making environmental laws more flexible. H.R. 2898, authored by California Congressman David Valadao, is backed by the entire California Republican delegation. Titled the “Western Water and American Food Security Act of […]

Fish vs. Farmer: Who gets the water?

Fish vs. Farmer: Who gets the water?

The result of California’s water crisis is 800,000 acres of farmland being dried up and unusable. This crisis is not due to a lack of water supply, but rather government regulations and mismanagement of the state’s water. The Endangered Species Act has become a tool of radical environmentalism allowing fish in the Delta to have […]

Court decision dooms countless wild animals to painful deaths

Court decision dooms countless wild animals to painful deaths

. . . . Editor’s Note: In the last rainstorm approximately 95,000 acre feet of water was lost due to the court decision giving the Delta Smelt.  This would have been enough supply to support the needs of half the inhabitants of San Diego for one year. This coyote and millions of other animals like […]