Wednesday Top of the Scroll: Trump rewrites Delta rules to pump more California water to Valley. Will Newsom fight him?
President Donald Trump’s administration rolled out an aggressive plan Tuesday to ship more water from the Delta to farmers in the San Joaquin Valley, a move that’s certain to trigger lawsuits by environmentalists concerned about endangered fish species.
- San Francisco Chronicle: Federal officials rejigger rules on water deliveries — some say at expense of fish
- NPR: Trump plan weakens protections for California fish, diverts water to farms
- New York Times: Trump administration moves to lift protections for fish and divert water to farms
- San Joaquin Valley Sun: Trump administration releases plan to deliver more water to Valley
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: Water Project Biological Opinions