Thursday , February 22 2024

Why President Trump’s Fast-Tracked Water Allocations Are Raising Alarm

“Fish vs farms”: It’s the perennial tug-of-war for water between environmentalists, who want to see stable ecosystems in the Sacramento-San-Joaquin River Delta, and farmers, who feel slighted that they need to fight with endangered fish in order to irrigate their fields. Now, that fight is playing out in Washington, DC, where the Trump administration has fast-tracked a process to deliver more water to farms. But an investigation by KQED reveals those changes are raising alarm among federal employees . In this interview, we speak with KQED science reporter Lauren Sommer about why, and what’s at stake.
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