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"Trump Delivers On Pledge For Wealthy California Farmers"

"Hoisting the spoils of victories in California’s hard-fought water wars, President Donald Trump is directing more of the state’s precious water to wealthy farmers and other agriculture interests when he visits their Republican Central Valley stronghold Wednesday."

Source: AP, 02/19/2020
March 31, 2020

DEADLINE: Bill Lane Center for the American West Media Fellowship

Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West is offering a media fellowship, giving one $5,000 stipend for three months’ work. The grant will fund a journalist illuminating crucial issues about the region. Apply by Mar 31, 2020.

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California Will Be Hit Hard As Trump Weakens Clean Water Protections

"Defying environmentalists and public health advocates, the Trump administration on Thursday announced the replacement of Obama-era water protections with a significantly weaker set of regulations that lifts limits on how much pollution can be dumped into small streams and wetlands."

Source: LA Times, 01/27/2020

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