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ESA Battle

Apr 16, 2017

California Democrats prepare to battle GOP over Endangered Species Act

Last spring, well before a deluge of winter rain in California, then presidential candidate Donald Trump famously declared to an audience of Central Valley farmers that the state hadn’t really suffered from years of drought.

Is there a drought?  No, we have plenty of water,” Trump said in Fresno, despite evidence to the contrary.  He then went on to say the real problem with state water supplies was habitat protection for a “three-inch fish.”

Press Enterprise