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Water & Power: A California Heist

 “Prohibition of water mining. It shall be unlawful within (municipality) for any corporation or government to dig water wells to a depth greater than the most shallow of the three closest lawfully-constructed water wells.” Water Wells – Permitting – Critical Water Basins-Summary SB 252 will require new well permit applicants in critically overdrafted basins to […]

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Report: Water district plan endangers basin’s future

Excerpt: “While local management of groundwater resources may appear ideal, diverse interests at the local level will likely be undermined by those of powerful agribusiness owners, investors, and water brokers who view water not as a human right or environmental necessity, but a fungible commodity that can be captured and sold in a market or

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