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Water Battle Rages - But Do We Have The Issues Framed Right?

State water officials have turned off water pumps to the Central Valley and millions of people in favor of a three-inch fish called the Delta Smelt and two species of salmon, all endangered species.  The Endangered Species Act prevents consideration of economic consequences when considering how to protect an endangered species.  The water pumps now shut down support a $300 billion (yes, with a "B") economy.

Here's the Daily Journal article on the issue.  It's laden with layers of issues and interests, but is it simply a matter of people versus fish?

Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 11:34 Comments Closed (0) |
 
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