Beware Trumpian Claims That Fish Don’t Need Water (Part 2)

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By Doug Obegi, Natural Resources Defense Council In addition to Trumpian arguments about “new” science (See part one of this blog), agribusinesses and water agencies that would benefit from increased water diversions from California’s Bay-Delta also argue that existing protections for salmon...
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Beware Trumpian Claims That Fish Don’t Need Water (Part 1)

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By Doug Obegi, Natural Resources Defense Council In recent weeks, agribusinesses and water districts that support the Trump Administration’s efforts to gut protections for salmon and other endangered species in California’s Bay-Delta have ramped up their claims that “new” science shows that the...
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Late USDA Data, No Data, No Problem?

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By Steve Suppan, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy President Trump has signed a Continuing Resolution to keep the government operating through November 21. That budgetary lifeline will enable mostly delayed and truncated publication of 38 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports,...
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