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Sales of zero emission vehicles pass 250,000
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 day ago:
bob2356 says So all this electricity generated by smoke belching coal burning plants is zero emissions? How about a comparison of net emissions between zev and ultra low emission vehicles? Nah that would upset someones...

Out of control hyacinth turning California Delta into a weed patch
By tvgnus  posted 2 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The photos that are on the right side of the screen as you read this show a bit of the problem: Water hyacinth plants are growing out of control. The problem is throughout the...

PPIC survey: Most favor water bond
By tvgnus  posted 2 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Rainy day fund gains ground •  The state propositions may end up driving voters to the polls who would otherwise sit out this midterm election Proposition 1 the $7.5 billion water bond continues to...

Oil company abandons plans to handle Bakken crude in Sacramento
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 3 days ago:
HydroCABRON not hydrocarbon says Idiots.

Kern County quarantine expanded
By tvgnus  posted 4 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Another 148 square miles added •  Follows detection of new Asian citrus psyllid Another 148 square miles of Kern County has been placed under an agricultural quarantine following the finding of a single Asian...

Is unlimited pesticide spraying in Californias future?
By tvgnus  posted 4 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Proposal seems to give spraying approval without public review •  Its provisions for future environmental review attempt to prevent public scrutiny Environmental groups are speaking out against a plan by the California Department of...

California farmers getting $3.6 Million in grants
By tvgnus  posted 4 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine To help them pay for ways to reduce water use •  These projects are critical because Three-point-six million dollars -- the states portion of Cap-and-Trade auction proceeds -- are being sent to farmers in...

VIDEO: Drought's challenges can be opportunities
By tvgnus  posted 5 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Escalon company helps growers improve soil and water quality •  Its quality that makes things work With Californias drought predicted to extend into 2015 along with fears it could last even longer some farmers...

Calling all cars Be on the lookout for tagged Monarch butterflies
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
Robber Baron Elite Scum says

Former gold mine mill boss pleads guilty to environmental crimes
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
Vicente says I don't understand, why was this Job Creator in court? Was it for presentation of a medal and a raise?

Next electric bill may be slightly lower for some Californians
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Households to get a climate credit on October or November bills •  Average is a $35 credit Approximately 10.7 million California households will see a credit averaging $35 on their electricity bills this month...

Pentagon finds a new enemy: Mother Nature
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine New assessment says military must cope with clime change •  Among the future trends that will impact our national security is climate change From rising sea levels to the melting Arctic ice sheet to...

Heavy-handed pressure in an end run to build Delta water tunnels
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Critics say hes trying to stick taxpayers with $67 Billion for his twin tunnels scheme •  It is blatant political intimidation, aimed at quashing dissent Gov. Edmund Brown Jr. and his allies are pressuring...

State releases latest version of fracking regulations
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Public has two weeks to comment •  We made significant changes between the first and second versions •  WITH AUDIO OF PRESS CONFERENCE The California Department of Conservation has released its latest rewrite of...

Kern supervisors sued over refinery plans
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Lawsuit challenges Alon Refinerys plan to process Bakken crude •  Poses alarming health and safety threats The Kern County Board of Supervisors is being sued over its approval last month of the reopening and...

Kern remains king of California oil production
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Nearly six times as much as next county •  More than 141.5 Million barrels of oil last year When it comes to pumping oil out of the ground in California, one county continues to...

El Nino is favored to begin in the next 1-2 months
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Might last into the spring of 2015 •  But dont expect too much drought help from it Most climate forecasting models predict that the west coast weather event known as El Nio will develop...

Two companies fined for Kern oil waste dumping
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Regional water board assesses penalties •  We continue to be concerned that similar discharges may have occurred elsewhere in the Central Valley Occidental of Elk Hills Inc. and Vintage Production California LLC have been...

California OKs $12 Million for energy efficiency and alternative fuel programs
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Central Valley projects get most of the money •  No-interest loans and grants are approved The California Energy Commission has approved more than $6.7 million in no-interest loans for the Tulare City School District,...

$183 million for water projects in California
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The home of Bruce and Amy Roberts was chosen because they have already converted their grass to a water-wise Arizona-type landscape both for the front yard and the back yard. They also are participating...

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