Expert on Ag Water Cuts; Backlash from Foster Farms COVID-19 Outbreak; House & Senate Ag Committees
With news this week of more cuts to water allocations for many California farmers, Sabrina Halvorson talks with the chairman of the California Water Alliance, William Bourdeau. We report on the California legislators speaking out about reports of health officials “tipping off” leaders at the Fresno County Foster Farms during the COVID-19 outbreak at the…Read More
California shifts water from farms, cities to fish. But a Jerry Brown compromise plan isn’t dead.
Media ArticlesBy Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee California shifts water from farms, cities to fish. But a Jerry Brown compromise plan isn’t dead. (December 12, 2018) Despite an epic last-minute, $1.7 billion compromise agreement announced Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the State Water Resources Control Board voted Wednesday to reallocate billions…Read More
NEWS OUTLETS IGNORE FACTS: GOVERNMENT MADE CENTRAL VALLEY’S FARMERS AND COMMUNITIES INTO VICTIMS
California Water Alliance MEDIA ALERT Friday, October 12, 2018 Media Contact Robert Dolezal [email protected] (510) 599-5189 (October 12, 2018—Hanford, California) Several major California media outlets that for months have famously defended other classes of victims from their harassers are now blaming Central Valley farmers and rural communities for water problems created by California’s and…Read More
California’s Water Hole
By The Editorial Board March 6, 2018 7:10 p.m. ET Storms like the one that have doused arid California in recent days are cause for celebration, but also for better conservation. The Sierra Nevada mountains received nearly six feet of snow, which was especially welcome in a dry winter. Snowpack in the Sierras had measured…Read More