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Advocates for the restoration of California’s struggling salmon and other fish populations note that Westland’s political action committee is not a charity. It invests in those who support its agenda – and expects a return on investment. Aerial photo of the Sacramento River northeast of Rio Vista courtesy of the Department of Water Resources. Westlands Water District and other corporate agribusiness are pushing for the construction of twin tunnels to divert massive amounts of Sacramento River water to irrigate drainage-impaired land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley.
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