Will Parrish has been in the tower of a wick
drain driver since Thursday morning. "We have seen the agencies
involved in regulating this project roll over time and again. We have
seen Caltrans install itself as a veritable occupying power in this
Valley. In the last several years, it has used the threat of eminent
domain - both explicit and implied - to gobble up 2,000 acres from
valley ranchers to use for its sham 'environmental mitigation' projects.