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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 […]