Cotton Newsline: February 26, 2010

Senator Dianne Feinstein of California has targeted the Senate jobs bill in an attempt to guarantee more water for struggling farmers in California’s San Joaquin Valley, regardless of restrictions imposed by the Endangered Species Act or ESA.

The National Cotton Council expressed concern that the Supreme Court's determination to allow a clearly incorrect lower court decision to stand would have significant negative repercussions on US agriculture.  Keith Menchey, manager of science and environmental issues for the Council, says there was no explanation for the decision.
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