State lawmakers propose buying out farmers' water rights to spare Delta

6/6/2022 8:46:00 AM

Some California lawmakers want to use taxpayer money to purchase water rights from farmers to keep more water in rivers and streams to benefit endangered species of fish.

Some California lawmakers want to use taxpayer money to purchase water rights from farmers to keep more water in rivers and streams to benefit endangered species of fish.

Some California lawmakers want to use taxpayer money to purchase water rights from farmers to keep more water in rivers and streams to benefit endangered species of fish.

/ APSACRAMENTO (AP) -- After decades of fighting farmers in court over how much water they can take out of California's rivers and streams, some state lawmakers want to try something different: use taxpayer money to buy out farmers.A proposal in the state Senate would spend up to $1.5 billion to buy"senior water rights" that allow farmers to take as much water as needed from the state's rivers and streams to grow their crops. If state officials owned those rights, they could leave the water in the rivers to benefit endangered species of salmon and other fish.

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Water rights? Who owns mother nature nowadays? What's next? Reselling banana peels nowadays? The end definition of capitalism is kaput actually + you can see the desperation in what people are trying to sell us + own water? We don't actually own anything here the banks do! Lol i can vote, i got high level respect for law and order: starting in 2005: they have stolen a lot of the black votes through keeping blacks unemployed mainly, especially black men, they are using third world people to attack black Americans in SF

Behind the KKK: the Asian are the worst, they have and will attack black American for white American, they don't respect law at all, if they even know the law, they are trying to force this DA out of office because he will not give them special treatment The looney looney Left strikes again! Why don’t we claw back all those aquifers we *SOLD* in the Monterey Accords?!!! eminentdomain