In arid California, farmers punch above their weight

“A water utility on paper,” the Westlands Water District in Southern California “is a formidable political force” with a $950,000 budget in 2015 for government and political relations, reports the New York Times. “Aggressive, creative and litigious – minutes of a board meeting (in 2015) cited 11 continuing or anticipated lawsuits – the district has… » Read More

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