California sues Trump administration to block water rules
Friday, 21 February 2020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California sued the Trump administration on Thursday to block new rules that would let farmers take more water from the state’s largest river systems, arguing it would push endangered populations of delta smelt, chinook salmon and steelhead trout to extinction. The federal rules govern how much water can be pumped out […]
The president ceremoniously signed his administration's new rules altering how federal authorities decide who gets water, and how much, in California, the U.S. state with the biggest population and economy and most lucrative farm output.
The Trump administration sent California 170 ventilators from the federal stockpile to help battle the coronavirus outbreak in the state.
However, Gov. Gavin Newsom says all of the ventilators sent to..