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EPA wants tougher anti-smog rules
By tvgnus  posted 12 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Says it will improve air quality •  But what of the San Joaquin Valley, which cannot meet current requirements? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to strengthen ozone pollution levels to within a...

Agreement reached on Central Valley water bank
By tvgnus  posted 14 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Legal squabbling to end •  We are actually working to put aside our differences San Joaquin County, several local water agencies and the East Bay Municipal Utility District (also known as EBMUD) have agreed...

Report: Valley leads state on innovative water technology and clean energy
By tvgnus  posted 2 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Call it the Blue Tech Valley •  First region in the nation to develop an industry-led water technology cluster The San Joaquin Valley is becoming known for its renewable energy leadership and cutting-edge innovations...

Drought worries deepen for groundwater users
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 days ago:
HydroCabron says tvgnus says My first car, a 1970 Ford Maverick, was reliable whenever it had gas. The odometer worked but the speedometer and fuel gauge didnt. It supposedly had a 20-gallon tank. My dad...

In-depth: Ex-Marine wages war on weeds
By tvgnus  posted 2 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Compares floating hyacinth to his challenge during his Vietnam service •  Im a Marine; this is not the worst and no one is shooting at me •  WITH VIDEO On its own, perhaps in...

Feinstein bails on water effort for now
By tvgnus  posted 5 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Denies she worked in secret •  Proposal was attacked by fellow Democrats Whatever the legislative sausage was, the legislation to address Californias drought issues never made it out of the machine in Washington. But...

State slams AT&T with $23.8 Million fine
By tvgnus  4 comments, latest 6 days ago:
indigenous says APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says had Governor Brown sucked off the CEO He doesn't even do that even though it is a clearly stated part of his job

State: Amount of pyrethroid pesticide increasing in California streams
By tvgnus  posted 6 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Water Boards stream pollution report shows trends in chemical contamination, toxicity •  Tiny crustacean may be fresh waters canary in the coal mine Detections and concentrations of pyrethroid pesticides are increasing in California stream...

Modesto wholesaler ordered to buy, endow conservation easement
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Also fined following destruction of rare habitat •  California's vernal pools are key to the survival of native plants and animals found nowhere else Edward Lynn Brown, a canned food and nut wholesaler in...

Environmental groups offer drought solutions
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Say action needed now to avoid calamity •  All would also set the stage for a more reliable long-term water supply Fifteen environmental or good government groups are urging swift action on a list...

Air Force takes off in California with its first all-electric vehicle fleet
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
jvolstad says We have a huge electric solar array here on post at Fort Sam Houston.

55.3 Million acres of irrigated farmland in U.S.
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Fewer farms are using irrigation than six years ago •  The latest report reveals key data How much farmland is irrigated in the U.S.? The figure is 55.3 million acres or 82,812 square miles....

Environmental groups call on Brown to abandon his tunnel scheme
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
Ceffer says Brown likes to think of them as a huge double barrelled twat that lets Southern California ream the water resources of the Northwest.

State regulator is sued over new Kern oil wells
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Say Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources fails to protect public health, water supply and air quality •  Want environmental review of hundreds of oil well permits in Kern County Environmental groups and...

The future of Californias drought
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Droughts are what test both Californians and the states vast engineered water system, Jay Lund, a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of California, Davis, told the California State...

List of per capita water use in Central Valley
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 3 weeks ago:
Vicente says My landlord sent a letter sternly reminding us to cut water by 30% next year. I'm really puzzled where that 30% is going to come from. I have no idea how my household...

Water conservation gains leveling off, state claims
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Billion gallons of water saved through September •  Some rain and cooler weather are welcome relief, but they dont mean the drought is over, not by a longshot Efforts by Californians to conserve water...

VIDEO: Wolves at the door
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Are wolves still endangered? •  Or has a conservation program exceeded its goals? In the 1990s, the federal government reintroduced the gray wolf to Yellowstone National Park. It was considered a big success. And...

DWR out of compliance with water quality, water district says
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine North Delta Water Agency in legal talks with state •  The board is going to look very carefully at the compliance issue The North Delta Water Agency Board of Directors is holding special meetings...

No El Nino miracle this year, says new report
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
CaptainShuddup says Oh my fucking GOD! This can only mean one thing... Climate revert! Oh the horror, it will put scholars, politicians and grant whores out of work all over the world. Quick fire up...

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