Jumping the Gun

In 2014, California passed legislation limiting the amount of “carcinogenic hexavalent chromium” in public drinking water to ten parts per billion, effective January 1, 2020. Following passage of the legislation, the Sacramento Suburban Water District, which provides...
States Lead the Way in Protecting Threatened Species

States Lead the Way in Protecting Threatened Species

Wildlife protection has been historically primarily a state function.  The states have regulated hunting and fishing, land development, industry, mining, forestry (except on federally owned lands), and water allocation.  Many states have even enacted their own species...