Senator Hollingsworth, Republicans call for appeal on water restrictions


Last updated 2/19/2009 at Noon

SACRAMENTO — Last week, Senator Dennis Hollingsworth (R-Murrieta) and 27 Republicans sent a letter to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, urging him to call upon the President and the Secretary of the Interior to convene the Endangered Species Committee. The letter requests an appeal of water restrictions on California as mandated by federal court rulings to protect the Delta smelt.

“Every drop of water is a valuable commodity in California and it is crucial that we protect what little we have,” stated Senator Hollingsworth. “We are not only facing a natural drought, but one that is co...

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