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Antonio Rossmann in the news:

Viewpoints: Restore public trust to water law

Antonio Rossman writes for The Sacramento Bee, August 19, 2012

Big Water engineered the crash of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem by increasing Delta extractions through secretly negotiated contract amendments. When challenged in the courts, California’s water “leaders” conducted scorched-earth litigation that postponed judgment against them until the damage was done. More recently, the state’s Colorado River water districts have brought the Salton Sea to the edge of disaster, again adopting the courtroom tactics of Big Tobacco, to postpone judgment until the damage is done.

Antonio Rossmann on Berkeley City Attorney’s Novel Legal Theory

Berkeley Daily Planet, July 6, by Becky O’Malley
“…The city attorney has consistently attempted to distinguish Fairfield on technical grounds, failing to honor the spirit of the Court’s instruction…”