Judge Rejects Latest Water Grab on California’s Trinity River

“This is a water grab, pure and simple, that would have put the entire California salmon fishing industry at risk,” said Glen Spain, NW Regional Director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (PCFFA), which represents commercial fishing families coastwide. “It makes no sense to sacrifice thousands of fisheries jobs over 700 miles of coastline to provide just a little bit more water to a voracious California Central Valley agribusiness system that has already used far more than its share during a major drought.” Read the rest here 23:00

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