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 hart john and a great selection of similar used new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. In 1994 the california water resources control board ruled that los angeless use of mono lakes waters be restricted over time the lake will return to a healthy condition john hart integrates natural social and political history into a story that is a source of hope for anyone concerned about the environment. Storm over mono the mono lake battle and the california water future john hart university of california press berkeley los angeles oxford
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