Republicans in Congress have already passed a bill to ease the drought in California's Central Valley by rolling back environmental protections. Until now, the Senate hasn't been heard from. Yesterday, Democrat Dianne Feinstein proposed spending $1.3 billion for water storage, desalination and other projects. Peter Gleick is a MacArthur Fellow and member of the National Academy of Sciences. He's also president and co-founder of the nonprofit Pacific Institute in Oakland.
Feinstein Introduces $1.3 Billion Drought-Relief Bill
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