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Deadly consequences of the Smelt minnow situation


Last updated 10/1/2009 at Noon

I am a hard line environmentalist. I live in a wilderness area and I respect its vegetation and non-human inhabitants. However, I do not respect radical environmentalists who disregard science. Only about two percent of the potable water consumed in Southern California is used by farmers.

The environmental limitation on water from the California Delta to protect the California Smelt minnow is radical and violates scientific reasoning. One scientific theory concerning food crops is, “For every acre of land taken out of food production 6,000 people worldwide die of starvation.” How many...

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