S.F.’s hypocrisy on water

July 26, 2012

By John Seiler

Our colleague Steven Greenhut just wrote for Bloomberg on San Francisco’s hypocrisy on water. Read the whole thing here. Key graphs:

“Consider their response after a group called the Yosemite Restoration Campaign collected enough signatures to put a measure on the Nov. 6 ballot that asks San Franciscans to approve a study on the removal of one of the most controversial dams ever built, the O’Shaughnessy Dam in Yosemite National Park, and for the restoration of the Hetch Hetchy Valley. The initiative would force city officials to figure out a plan for replacing water supplies lost by eliminating one of nine dams controlled by the San Francisco public utility….”



Related Articles

Salmon eating farmers along San Joaquin River

April 1, 2103  By Wayne Lusvardi As with the fish eating Jonah in the Bible story, salmon now are eating

Chevron refinery fire sets off money grab

Aug, 10, 2012 By Joseph Perkins Well, that didn’t take long. No sooner did Chevron douse the fire this week

CA bullet train: Parade of bad news continues

April 11, 2013 By Chris Reed On Wednesday, there was yet another negative headline coming out of Sacramento about the