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Water Allocation

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County

Links to recent news articles:

Booze, a Banker, & The Bailout: The Murder of Mark West Creek

As the Director of Merchant Banking at America’s most politically well-connected investment firm, Goldman Sachs, Henry L. Cornell is accustomed to reaping the benefits of political oligarchy.

Growers Balk at County Frost Plan

A key part of Sonoma County’s recently approved program to oversee agricultural frost operations in the Russian River watershed has been derailed after contract negotiations between the county and grape growers broke down last week- they don't want the public to know who uses how much!

Drinking Our Rivers Dry

In recent decades, the once-simple act of protecting new bud growth on grape vines from frigid temperatures has become tantamount to a war on rivers.

The Wrath of Grapes

For decades, Sonoma County's wine industry has been thriving. The county's salmon and steelhead, meanwhile, are vanishing, and some fisheries biologists, attorneys and conservationists assure that the wine industry's gain is the Russian River's loss.

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State

Fish Gotta Swim

The water in California's rivers and streams has been over-allocated and over-diverted to the point that natural systems are collapsing. California's rivers and streams have been channeled, diked, diverted and filled despite almost no information on how much water is needed to keep them even minimally healthy. Read more from the California Coastkeeper Alliance and what they're doing about water allocation.

National

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International

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