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Jeffersonians Gone Wild: Live-Tweets From That North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Meeting In Redding

Mike Dronkers / Wednesday, April 9, 2014 @ 3:12 p.m. /


Jen Savage is at a meeting in Redding because of this data showing gross germs in some of your favorite creeks. We'll be updating this page, or you could follow her on Twitter.

 

"God has chosen to not send us water this year." -- the drought explained by a Jeffersonian

— Jennifer Savage (@jen_savage) April 9, 2014

 

"You have babies. How can you possibly have time to understand the science?" -- a Jeffersonian to the state analysts

— Jennifer Savage (@jen_savage) April 9, 2014

 

"You will of course support the thinning of the forest so more water can get to the rivers." -- a Jeffersonian regarding low flow concerns

— Jennifer Savage (@jen_savage) April 9, 2014

 

"Mother Nature does that." Regarding why humans needn't worry about effects of floods and such. pic.twitter.com/bD62Esc6GQ

— Jennifer Savage (@jen_savage) April 9, 2014

 

 

"Coho can spawn on MY property." -- Jeffersonian on why things are fine. (Also, there's plenty of geese on her property, too.)

— Jennifer Savage (@jen_savage) April 9, 2014

 

"A healthy stream ecosystem should have water flowing through it all year." -- non-Jeffersonian who also talked "science," "data" and "fish"

— Jennifer Savage (@jen_savage) April 9, 2014

 

"Personally I don't think having children affects a woman's ability to be effective at her job." -- some whacko

— Jennifer Savage (@jen_savage) April 9, 2014

 

 

"I was born in the confederate state of Texas..." -- Jeffersonian on when this country was great pic.twitter.com/V4QpRPRHyn

— Jennifer Savage (@jen_savage) April 9, 2014

 

And with that, we head home. To the (still) (technically) United States. pic.twitter.com/SsWu7UedP8

— Jennifer Savage (@jen_savage) April 9, 2014