Resnick

A Kingdom from Dust:

A Kingdom from Dust: Stewart Resnick is the biggest farmer in the United States, a fact he has tried to keep hidden while he has shaped what we eat, transformed California’s landscape, and ruled entire towns. But the one thing he can’t control is what he’s most dependent on — water. By Mark Arax FULL […]

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A Pistachio Tycoon Picks a Fight With the U.S. Navy

“To comply with SGMA, at least 535,000 acres of irrigated farmland, about 6% of the state’s total, will need to stop producing crops by 2040..” Watch Water & Power: A California Heist (2017) Movie …  https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6290202/ Water & Power: A California Heist (2017) – IMDb A Pistachio Tycoon Picks a Fight With the U.S. Navy Wonderful Co.’s demand for nuts is straining

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Trump Administration Plan Allows Delta Water Managers to Kill Off Winter-Run Chinook Salmon

“But instead of rewriting their proposed changes to water management operations, the Trump Administration replaced the naysayer staff scientists with a new team, who revised the documents into more favorable reviews — a stunning case of science flayed by politics.” Water. Salmon. Agriculture. Extinction? You may have missed this recent article in the local news.

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What could possibly go wrong: Trump orders quicker environmental review of California water projects

Just another campaign rally/show to help flailing GOP candidates running for reelection…..it’s all about the optics…….”Legal experts say that any attempts by the Trump administration to skirt state environmental regulations could run afoul of a 1978 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a case that pitted California against the Central Valley Project.” Trump orders quicker environmental

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