Our Klamath Basin Water Crisis
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.
President Donald Trump
President Donald J. Trump is Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Infrastructure, Whitehouse 10/14/2020.
PRESS RELEASE - Congressman LaMalfa: Farmers Need Maximum Water Allocations to Ensure Stable Food Supply Chain, April 9, 2020, followed by LaMalfa's full letter to President Trump. "...I ask that you direct the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Secretary of Commerce to waive any restrictions on granting 100% water allocations to farmers and water districts, along with waiving outdated Endangered Species Act requirements..."
Homeland Security deems agriculture as ‘critical infrastructure’ amid COVID-19 pandemic, AgriPulse, 3/19/2020. "The Trump administration has labeled agriculture as a critical industry in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, allowing businesses to continue operating as usual amid current and potential restrictions created to stem the spread of the virus."
National Popular Vote versus local rights, by Oregon State Senator Dennis Linthicum, H&N Guest Opinion 6/18/19. "...There are 3,141 counties in the United States. Trump won 3,084 of them. Clinton won 57...In the 5 counties that encompass NYC, (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Richmond & Queens) Clinton received well over 2 million more votes than Trump. (Clinton only won 4 of these counties; Trump won Richmond) Therefore these 5 counties alone, more than accounted for Clinton winning the popular vote of the entire country...These 5 counties comprise 319 square miles. The United States is comprised of 3,797,000 square miles...Large, densely-populated, cities such as, New York, Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles, etc. shouldn’t be allowed to usurp the opinions of the rest of the country..."
Trump orders cut to red tape on (four) water projects in West, including Klamath Irrigation and Columbia River, followed by Interior News Release: Secretary Zinke Applauds President Trump’s Memorandum on Western Water KTVZ.com 10/19/18.
President Trump Pardons Dwight & Steven Hammond, LaMalfa Press Release 7/10/18
Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader: List of 15 regulations to be repealed; 11 alone will save $10 billion 4/10/17
Prayer in the Whitehouse, posted 2/4/17.
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