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Trump memo orders Central Valley water changes

The Trump administration has launched a bold effort to up-end water policies in the Central Valley and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, calling for big changes that would favor farmers over endangered species in allocating water. Helping craft the administration’s

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New small biz survey supposedly supports tax increases 30

Oct. 26, 2012 By Katy Grimes A new survey of 500 small businesses claims that a majority of small business owners want high income earners to be taxed more. This is difficult to believe, and amazing timing with the election

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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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Green Catch-23 Hurts Hydro Power 3

APRIL 19, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI If a Catch-22 is a choice between two equally undesirable alternatives, California’s mandate to purchase green power must be one more than a Catch-22 – it must be a Catch-23. This is because California’s

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Water bills threaten California prosperity 3

By WAYNE LUSVARDI Will Southern California sell its maximum annual entitlement of 2 million acre feet of water from the State Water Project for a bundle of small water projects of uncertain yield, plus $2 billion of political pork barrel

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