Tue, Jan 14, 2014 -- 9:00 AM
Should Gov. Brown Declare a Statewide Drought?Download audio (MP3)
Last year was the driest year on record in California -- and not much rainfall is expected in the near future. Leading lawmakers and farmers in the San Joaquin Valley are calling on Governor Jerry Brown to officially declare a drought, which would trigger conservation measures. We discuss the implications of drought conditions and what should be done.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Chris Brown, director of the California Urban Water Conservation Council
- Jeff Mount, professor emeritus of geology, director of the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences
- Karen Ross, secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture
- Shaun Lornce, general manager of the San Juan Water District