6 More with Lucy!
In next year's election we might have to vote for her.
Oct 31, 2017
We've written a number of newsletters comparing Dianne Feinstein to 'Lucy' who is always pulling the football away from Charlie Brown. DiFi always comes to the rescue with a water plan, but in the end she also pulls the football away from farmers in the Central Valley. We have also chronicled the history of Central Valley Water while she's been a U.S. Senator:
1992: Central Valley Project Improvement Ace (CVPIA) - dedicated about 1,400,000 acre-feet per year (enough to irrigate over 500,000 acres or serve 2,000,000 valley households) from the federal Central Valley Project to fish and wildlife purposes. Result: no improvement in fish populations
1993: The Endangered Species Act listing of the winter run Chinook salmon stripping away another 250,000 to 800,000 AF/yr. Result: no improvement in fish populations.
1994: The ESA listing of the delta smelt. Result: no improvement in fish populations.
1995: The CalFed Bay/Delta program that collectively stripped the CVP and State Water Project of another 1,100,000 AF/yr. Result: no improvement in fish populations.
Since 1995: There’s been even more regulatory actions the sum total of which have removed over 5,000,000 AF/yr. – more than the entire capacity of Lake Shasta or 10 times that of Millerton Lake. Result: no improvement in fish populations.
So, we haven't been big fans of DiFi, but in next year's election we might have to vote for her. This article explains why:
Here's why Republicans could help send Dianne Feinstein back to Washington — even if they can't stand her
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