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30 07, 2020

Walcher: Choosing the high ground

2020-08-04T11:42:20-04:00July 30th, 2020|California, Colorado, Media Coverage, Walcher, Water|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Stephen Sturgeon, a Utah State University historian, wrote a legislative biography of Western Slope congressman Wayne Aspinall, called “The Politics of Western Water.” He laments that Colorado controls less than half of its water, because of legal requirements. “Colorado has lost [...]

2 07, 2020

Walcher: Buying swamp land in Florida

2020-07-06T11:12:39-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Colorado, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Walcher, Water|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel In the 1920s a tremendous real estate boom convinced investors all over the country to buy development land in Florida, much of which turned out to be undevelopable swampland. It resulted in anti-fraud legislation, and is forever known by the common [...]

19 03, 2020

Grimes: AccuWeather Reports California’s ‘March Miracle’ Continues as More Storms Coming

2020-03-30T12:28:46-04:00March 19th, 2020|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism, Water|

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe The snow depth in Blue Canyon, California, went from zero to 62 inches in just 3 days AccuWeather reported that after an absence of major storms for much of the winter, the Sierra Nevada mountain range region in California finally received some heavy snow, and looks [...]

19 03, 2020

Walcher: None of our business — yet

2020-03-30T12:16:18-04:00March 19th, 2020|Media Coverage, Walcher, Water|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Coloradans who pay close attention to Western water issues have monitored California’s internal water wars for years. Leaders there have worked for decades to address long-term water shortages for farms in the San Joaquin Valley, while their giant metropolitan cities continue [...]

27 02, 2020

Walcher: Where did the water go?

2020-03-02T15:11:33-05:00February 27th, 2020|DOI, Media Coverage, Walcher, Water|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Colorado River managers have struggled most of my life to administer interstate agreements in the face of dwindling flows. It was a perennial issue long before anyone heard of global warming, yet we’re now told that is why the river has [...]

13 01, 2020

Grimes: Despite More Water Flows, California’s Coho Salmon Spawning Numbers Plummet

2020-01-14T11:13:03-05:00January 13th, 2020|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism, Water|

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. 1797–98 Despite higher water flows, biologists are reporting some of the worst spawning numbers in [...]

9 01, 2020

Walcher: Something to give a dam about

2020-01-14T11:08:04-05:00January 9th, 2020|Media Coverage, Walcher, Water|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel A wire story printed by dozens of newspapers last month called attention to a national safety problem, the age and condition of dams. Its headline said “At least 1,680 dams across the U.S. pose potential risk.” That is my candidate for [...]

2 01, 2020

Grimes: Just the Facts About California’s New Household Water Rationing Law

2020-01-06T11:20:29-05:00January 2nd, 2020|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism, Water|

by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Right now there is no way to monitor individual indoor usage, nor is there a way to separate indoor watering from outdoor watering What is the real story behind California’s 55 gallons of water per day, per person? California Globe recently summarized some of the state [...]

14 09, 2019

Grimes: CA Legislature Passes ‘Trump Resistance’ Bill Threatening Water Supply

2019-09-17T10:50:43-04:00September 14th, 2019|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Water|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe ‘The Dem led Legislature is dismantling our ability to produce food in Calif by passing #SB1’ “Last night, California’s Legislature said ‘no to future-oriented water policy including new environmental protections and ‘yes’ to an outdated regulatory system and business [...]

13 08, 2019

Grimes: California Democrats Play Water War Games To Get Even With President Trump

2019-08-15T15:44:22-04:00August 13th, 2019|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism, Water|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe CG Water Series: Where is California’s water going? Playing water war games with the people’s water is getting old in California. The winter of 2019 brought 200 percent of average rains and snow pack. Yet the state is still [...]

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