(Breitbart) California's Walker Lake suddenly and unexpectedly dried up Friday, killing thousands of fish as the state struggles through a fourth year of record drought.
One Folsom Lake resident who has lived his entire life in the area says he has never seen the lake, also known as the Mountain Meadows reservoir, go completely dry.
"Everywhere that you see that's wet, there was water," Eddie Bauer told local CBS affiliate CBS13.
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Bauer and other residents were quick to point fingers at the Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), which reportedly owns the rights to the lake's water and uses it for hydroelectric power. Bauer pointedly accused the company of refusing to take action to save the fish, whose lifeless bodies were reportedly strewn across the dry lakebed by Friday morning.