Over decades this water project diverted critical fresh water flows into mono lake lowering the lakes level and rising its salinity with the lakes ecosystem faltering in the 1970s a group of bird freaks from the university of california at davis saw the clear signs in their research and sounded the alarm. Storm over mono has all the makings of a biblical tale however it reads much more like a case study for a class in environmental law the small but scrappy mono lake committee along with california trout and others used their dogged persistence to a modern telling of david vs goliath over water in the west. Storm over mono the mono lake battle and the california water future by john hart a rich absorbing and illuminating account of one of the longest and most fiercely contested conservation battles in us history and that rare one especially in these times with a happy ending marc reisner author of cadillac desert. 339533 storm over mono the mono lake battle and the california water future 1996 cloth with dustjacket ebooks storm over mono the mono lake battle and the california water future 1996 cloth with dustjacket is available in formats such as pdf doc. University of california press hardcover 0520201213 hart john storm over mono the mono lake battle and the california water future berkeley ca university of california 1996 211pp
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