From News Line, a daily compilation of farm water news distributed to CFWC members and others upon request. To receive News Line, click here.

Viewpoints: Should state dedicate more flows for salmon? Yes

Coalition response…The uncertainty of whether the water board’s proposal will benefit salmon is startling, especially when one considers the board’s action would take jobs away from thousands of people and remove $187 million from the local economy each year. Science does not exist to support the plan as evident with board data that indicates it cannot guarantee benefits for salmon when water is taken away from farmers and cities.

Recommended Posts