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CA water cops crack down

CA water cops crack down

Environmentalists Sue: Demand Feds/State Give MORE Water to Fish–Less to People

Environmentalists Sue: Demand Feds/State Give MORE Water to Fish–Less to People

  California has a water shortage. Our VERY confused Guv Brown just authorized $287 million, money meant to provide water for people, to instead be used to make fish bait (delta smelt) more comfortable and safe from his lack of a water policy. Over 500,000 acres of farmland is going fallow—not enough water for farms. […]

Supreme Court refuses to hook Delta smelt case

 

Saving the Sacramento River Delta the smart way

Saving the Sacramento River Delta the smart way

 

Ninth Circuit’s ruling guarantees effects of drought will worsen

Ninth Circuit’s ruling guarantees effects of drought will worsen

PLF calls court’s Delta smelt ruling a “reverse rain dance for California” Sacramento, CA:  A panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a federal district court ruling and largely upheld the federal government’s 2008 “biological opinion” for the delta smelt.  This “bio-op” is a regulation under the Endangered Species Act that has […]

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 […]

Simi Valley Council briefed on drought by Calleguas General Manager

Simi Valley Council briefed on drought by Calleguas General Manager

By Debra Tash Susan Mulligan, ampoule General Manager, ambulance for Calleguas Mutual Water District http://www.calleguas.com/index.html did a brief presentation to update the council and community on the current drought and how it affects our area at the 1/27/14 Council meeting.  Calleguas is a water wholesaler, site buying its supply from the Metropolitan Water District.   Ms. […]