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The Water War Is Still On!

You can read the letter below and see how the Congressmen implore Secretary Salazar to make sure the "new Delta Smelt biological opinion be clearly grounded in the best available science, not just the best science the federal agencies have to offer."

Dec 20, 2011

 

Families Protecting The Valley Newsletter
VOLUME 3 ISSUE 86

DECEMBER 20 2011

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The Water War Is Still On!

Several Congressmembers including Devin Nunes, Kevin McCarthy, Dana Rohrabacher, Ken Calvert, Jerry Lewis and Gary Miller have written a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar expressing their "deep concern" about the implementation of an "unlawful biological opinion" that restricts the water supply to millions of Californians.  You can read the letter below and see how the Congressmen implore Secretary Salazar to make sure the "new Delta Smelt biological opinion be clearly grounded in the best available science, not just the best science the federal agencies have to offer."  It gets better. 


Letter to Secretary Salazar from Congressmembers McCarthy, Nunes, Rohrabacher, Calvert, and Gary Miller:

“Dear Secretary Salazar:

We are deeply concerned that your Department has overseen and continues to implement the development of an unlawful biological opinion and unlawful reasonable and prudent alternative for Delta smelt in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta that restricts the water supply to millions of Californians. We object to your Department’s anemic attempts to balance the needs of California’s farms, families and businesses and the environment, but we must object even more forcefully to your Department’s willingness to impose water restrictions that continue a pattern of regulation that has shown no demonstrable benefit to that species. … “

Click here to read the rest of this letter.


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