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Feinstein drought bill heads for House merger

In the novel “A River Runs Through It,” later made into a movie, Norman Maclean wrote, “Eventually all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. … I am haunted by waters.” Driven by the haunting reality of lack

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Feinstein attacks environmentalists on drought

  On May 15, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., didn’t pull any punches about her recent attempt to push her drought bill through Congress.  She blasted environmentalists for having “never been helpful to me in producing good water policy. You can’t have a water

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Supreme Court allows L.A. County storm tax

  On May 5, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear another appeal in a case mandating tax increases to pay for stopping and cleaning up polluted storm water. The L.A. County Supervisors have been playing hot potato with the highly unpopular

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Court rules greenies told a whopper of a smelt fish story 0

July 19 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Mark Twain once wrote: “Don’t tell fish stories where people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish.” The farmers in the California Central Valley know that environmentalists have been

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Restoring the San Joaquin River for non-endangered red herring 0

Editor’s note: For clarity, this article has been modified to include an excerpt from the letter by Robert Pyke.  June 11, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Should we save the endangered red herring fish in California’s San Joaquin River? The question

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Disinformation Floods Delta Water War 9

FEB. 7, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Ready for another phantom “drought”? The National Resources Defense Council is. The NRDC’s bogus Delta Smelt lawsuit brought the court-ordered “drought” from 2007 to 2010. Now the NRDC is launching a disinformation campaign to

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