"For those delta landowners where the policy has been historically to help them--they would be losers. But I don't see any way they are not going to be losers, so the state policy should be that we all quit losing."Bottom Line: Those spending OPM (Other People's Money) have a great time, but they should not be surprised when the party ends.
"We wanted to put a lot of work into what really amounts to a triage list--and say which islands, if they collapse, we say, 'Sorry about that,' but you don't repair them or pump them. You adjust to a new ecology."
16 Sep 2008
Delta Death, Part 2
Lund and Howitt, two authors on the recent PPIC report recommending a Peripheral Canal, explain how Delta farmers are not going to get their
subsidies way any more: