In California's fourth year of drought, officials are finding it increasingly difficult to fulfill their legal and contractual obligations to distribute water. Following a controversial decision to supplement water flows along the Trinity River out of tribal concerns for salmon populations, Central Valley farmers, who are fallowing land due to statewide irrigation cutoffs, are calling foul on the decision. Brittany Peterson McClatchy
In California's fourth year of drought, officials are finding it increasingly difficult to fulfill their legal and contractual obligations to distribute water. Following a controversial decision to supplement water flows along the Trinity River out of tribal concerns for salmon populations, Central Valley farmers, who are fallowing land due to statewide irrigation cutoffs, are calling foul on the decision. Brittany Peterson McClatchy

Economy

September 02, 2015 6:00 AM

Fight between tribes and farmers over Northern California’s water

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