Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 26, 2018

Another LA Water Grab In Mono County?

The LA Times reported that Los Angeles is reducing Eastern Sierra water deliveries. LA says it is due to climate change. However, the reduction in water to Mono County will negatively impact natural habitat and ranching.

Bob Gardner, chairman of the Mono County Board of Supervisors, summed up the tensions in a recent letter to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

“We refuse to accept that climate change and ratepayer obligations justify the impacts to our natural environment and regional economy,” he said. “Quite simply, LADWP’s arbitrary plan is nothing more than a veiled water grab.”

Read full article at  Los Angeles reduces Eastern Sierra water deliveries because of climate change. At risk, ranchers say, is a way of life – Los Angeles Times

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