Judge Orders California To Waste 4 Billion Gallons Of Water To Save Six Fish
Idiocy like this coming from the left, along with political leaders that are dominated by special interest groups have caused the drought to be more severe than it really needs to be. I once had a little bit of sympathy for the poor people in California. Not any more. The people that elect these idiots for political leaders deserve that they get.
H/T to Jim22
This is the kind of stupid moves that have caused this drought to be so bad. A few fish are more important than the California farmers and those who consume fruit and vegetables from there.
According to the Manteca Bulletin, a local paper that has been covering the standoff, this flushed out 15,000 acre feet of water and 23 steelhead trout. But this latest order, which would reportedly use another 12,000 acre feet to save only six fish, was too much for Shields.”
The environmental argument is that steelhead trout are important to mountain ecosystems, which have downstream benefits. And the flows themselves keep the briny water from the San Francisco Bay from creeping into the Sacramento Delta. “
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