Our Klamath Basin
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.
Irrigation District to get $10M to combat drought
Megan Dahle (R-Bieber) and Sen. Brian Dahle (R-Bieber)
negotiated the allocation into the 2021 California state
budget, a release from the assemblywoman’s office stated.
The budget bill, SB 129, was signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom
earlier this week.
to my colleagues for recognizing the importance of the
Klamath Basin to the North State,” said Assemblywoman Dahle
in a statement. “Over the last several months, we have
worked with the Tulelake stakeholders and family farmers to
lay the groundwork for meaningful and sustainable solutions.
I’ve been in constant contact with them to identify ways to
mitigate the environmental and economic impacts as much as
possible. This emergency appropriation is critical to
ongoing efforts to survive this crisis.”
president of the TID, said the irrigation district would use
the money to do “everything possible” to protect wildlife
habitat and “try to save our community’s economy” in the
face of a zero-water allocation from the Klamath Reclamation
Project amid a historic drought.
The district is
yet to have the money in hand, Crawford said. When they do,
it will be easier to determine how the funds will be
distributed across the district.
In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C.
section 107, any copyrighted material
herein is distributed without profit or
payment to those who have expressed a
prior interest in receiving this
information for non-profit research and
educational purposes only. For more
information go to:
Sunday July 25, 2021 01:10 PM Pacific
Copyright © klamathbasincrisis.org, 2001 - 2021, All