June 15, 2009

Blame 'shortage' on misguided environmentalists

By Damien M. Schiff Senior Attorney
PLF Of Counsel, Dave Stirling
Dave Stirling
PLF Of Counsel

PLF's Dave Stirling's opinion piece on the Delta smelt was featured in the Sacramento Bee on June 14th.

"The question now arises: Is the record-setting, federally mandated reduction of Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta water exports to the Bay Area, the Central Valley and as far south as San Diego the result of a third year of diminished precipitation in Northern California, or is it the result of political or man-made factors?

Even though the state has dealt with drought conditions for three years running, Californians are experiencing a water shortage created in large part by a powerful federal statute known as the Endangered Species Act."

Read the full article.

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