Environmental groups seek change to water flows for California’s Kern River

“A Kern County judge heard arguments Friday in a case targeting water flows in the Kern River and whether they’re sufficient to support its fish.

That reduction in riparian and wetland habitats has led to a decrease in wildlife, the environmental groups say.

At the hearing Friday, the groups asked Kern County Superior Court Judge Greg Pulskamp for a preliminary injunction requiring Bakersfield to maintain a sufficient amount of water in the Kern River that would keep its fish in good condition.” [Read More]