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In Dry California, Thirsty Oil and Big-Ag Industries Exempt from Water Regulations

In Dry California, Thirsty Oil and Big-Ag Industries Exempt from Water Regulations

Published on Friday, April 03, 2015 by Common Dreams by Nadia Prupis, staff writer As California Governor Jerry Brown this week instituted the state’s first-ever mandatory restrictions on water usage to combat its historic four-year drought, environmental activists are pointing out two glaring exemptions from the order: the fossil fuel and agriculture industries. Brown’s mandate, announced Wednesday, directs cities […]