Guest Blog: Environmental Demands for Water Keep Expanding

By┬áJustin Fredrickson, Environmental Policy Analyst, California Farm Bureau Federation Asked on the Public Policy Institute of California water blog “how much water nature needs,” the response of Mike Sweeney, the executive director of the Nature Conservancy’s California Chapter, was an attention-getter. At least it got mine. “Research,” Sweeney said, “shows that taking more than 20 […]

Farmers helping fish

There has been considerable conflict lately between water users and fishery managers over the operation of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Biological opinions dating back to 2008 and 2009 have wreaked havoc on water supplies for farms, homes and businesses in the San Joaquin Valley and Southern California. Between December 1, 2015 and April 4, 2016, […]