Posts Tagged ‘chinatown 2011’
In 2009 the water was turned off to the central valley in California in order to preserve the albatross that is the EPA and ESA.
It took three years to bankrupt generations of farmers that had been producing over 50% of the United States crops, doubling world food prices. Farmers that had paid for the California aqueduct have had their water rights foreclose on and dumped into the Ocean, only to reopen, ‘in the nick of time’, to Dole out some water and replant under the new China Bank owned tenant farmers.
Was there Fraud? The district court also found that:
- Federal FWS, Fish and Wildlife Service, failed to rely on scientific data available, in direct violation of the Endangered Species Act
- Limits Water flows set by the smelt biological opinion were arbitrary and capricious, relying on a deeply flawed and inappropriate methodology
- Federal FWS Fish and Wildlife Service’s manipulation of data created material bias, a violation of the Endangered Species Act;
- No support in the scientific evidence for the biological opinion’s assertion that operations of the state and federal pumps have contributed to the impacts of other stressors on the smelt.
“It is prohibited to attack, destroy, remove or render useless objects indispensable to the survival of the civilian population, such as foodstuffs, agricultural areas for the production of foodstuffs, crops, livestock, drinking water installations and supplies and irrigation works, for the specific purpose of denying them for their sustenance value to the civilian population or to the adverse Party, whatever the motive, whether in order to starve out civilians, to cause them to move away or for any other motive,” states Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions, 1977