20 Aug '16, 9am

This California couple uses more water than all of the homes in Los Angeles

This California couple uses more water than all of the homes in Los Angeles

But skeptics note that the Resnicks’ donations to Lost Hills began a few months after Earth Island Journal documented the yawning wealth gap between the couple and their company town, a dusty assemblage of trailer homes, dirt roads, and crumbling infrastructure. They claim the Resnicks’ influence among politicians and liberal celebrities is quietly warping California’s water policies away from the interests of the state’s residents, wildlife, and even most farmers. “I think the Wonderful Company and the Resnicks are truly the top 1 percent wrapped in a green veneer, in a veneer of social justice,” says Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla of Restore the Delta, an advocacy group that represents farmers, fishermen, and environmentalists in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, east of San Francisco. “If they truly cared about a sustainable California and farmworkers within their own ...

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  1. 20 Aug '16, 9pm

    Liam . I just agree... Andrea `s postlng is really great... on thursday I bought themselves a BMW 5-series since getting a check for $9650 this past five weeks and also $10k last month . without a question it is the easiest work Ive had . I began this 3 months ago and straight away began to bring in over $75... per-hr
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