Opinion: Newsom and legislators have a choice: side with the environment or with Trump
The Trump administration, under Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, is finalizing plans to rip up restrictions on diverting Northern California water to its friends in the agricultural industry in the dry western San Joaquin Valley. However, some of the state’s biggest water districts oppose SB 1, hoping Trump administration efforts will translate into increased water diversions.
- CALMatters: Opinion: Senate Bill 1 will lead to conflict. There is a better way to end California’s water wars
- Fresno Bee: Opinion: Everyone wants to solve California’s water problems. Senate Bill 1 is not the answer
- Natural Resource Defense Council: Blog: Silly season has arrived: Will Sacramento stand up to Trump?