Whistleblowers say Interior Department diverted $48 Million in Klamath Basin fish funds to farmers

The site of some of the fiercest environmental wars over water in recent years is now the subject of a federal investigation into millions of dollars that whistleblowers say were intended to secure water for drought-stricken fish but flowed instead to farmers and ranchers. Two biologists for the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation, which supplies farmers with irrigation water and farmland in the Klamath Project, became suspicious a little more than a year ago of a contract between the bureau and an organization called the Klamath Water and Power Agency,,, Read the rest here 12:17

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