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‘Water Czar’ Disputes Poor Grades for California’s Drought Response

A “report card” for California’s response to the four-year drought is being greeted with some consternation by state water officials.

“One always prefers ‘atta-boys’ to kicks in the pants,”  responds Felicia Marcus, one of the state’s top water regulators.

On Monday, the Natural Resources Defense Council issued a report grading efforts to cope with the current dry times and gird the state against future droughts. It was a report card that, if handed down by your fifth-grade teacher, you probably wouldn’t be eager to show your parents.

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Source:  Craig Miller, KQED Science, December 14, 2015

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