Former environmental reporter for the Fresno Bee. Talks generally about covering water issues, and more specifically about covering the Kesterson environmental disaster in 1983.
Local environmental activist. Talked about being inspired to be an activist on water after covering the Kesterson environmental disaster. Talked about the work he has done on water and the environment.
Former chief hydrologist for the California Department of Water Resources. Talks about building models of weather and water flow in the State Water Project.
George Ballis is the former director of National Land for People that sued the Westlands Water District over non-compliance with the 160-acre limitation in Reclamation law.
Former federal judge handling more water cases than any other judges in the United States. Was the presiding judge in many of the Delta Smelt cases.
Talks about the history of water development on the Kings and San Joaquin rivers.
Former chief of staff to Congressman Tony Coelho and point person on the 1982 Reclamation Reform Act ending the battle over the 160-acre limitation in Reclamation Law.
Former Fresno County supervisor representing the west side of the Valley. Talked about economic troubles of the west side because of water cut backs.