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Feinstein bails on water effort for now
By tvgnus  posted 2 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 2 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 3 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 4 days 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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...

Report reveals dramatic changes to Delta ecosystem
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Historical investigation may help researchers with restoration planning •  The Delta no longer functions as a delta Extensive tidal wetlands and large tidal channels are seen at the central core of the Delta. Riparian...

Seminar panelist says there will be no new big water projects built
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Near the conclusion of the first panel discussion at Stanford University on Shopping for Water: How the Market can mitigate water shortages in the American West, an audience member asked why we couldnt use...

Sales of zero emission vehicles pass 250,000
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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...

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