On Identity Politics
An exploration of the ideas behind identity politics, such as they are.
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Farmers need water for crops and cattle. City-dwellers want water for yards, gardens and kiddie pools. Salmon need streams with enough cold, clear water to enable them to spawn and survive for another generation. And the two Native American nations have treaty-guaranteed fishing rights and are determined to see that the fish don’t get shortchanged.
To make matters worse, summer water supply is likely to go down in the years ahead, while demand increases. Specifically:
Read Eric’s full scenario on our future county water situation in this pdf file.