"This book provides a superb, comprehensive overview of the technical issues and human tendencies that inflame water conficts. Elegant and clear, the book presents complex material accessibly."
(Electronic Green Journal)
"Doremus and Tarlock utilize the Klamath Basin issue to offer us a reality check for the role of science in influencing public policy."
(Natural Areas Journal)
About the Author
Holly Doremus is professor of law at the University of California, Davis. She has written extensively about biodiversity protection and the intersection of environmental law and natural science.
A. Dan Tarlock is Distinguished Professor of Law at the Chicago-Kent College of Law. He was principal writer of the Report of the Western Water Policy Review Advisory Committee, Water in the West: Challenge for the Next Century.