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Ramea, Newfoundland using Wind to make Hydrogen
By John Bailo in Kent WA 98030   posted 1 day ago:
Futuristic fuel cells planned for Ramea wind project Besides sending power to the town's grid straight from wind turbines, the setup allows excess power generated by Nalcor's three wind turbines to be sent to an...

Legislature sends groundwater regulation package to governor
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 days ago:
New Renter says Does this bill include saline aquifers?

BDCP on life support says environmental group
By tvgnus  posted 3 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Predicts states delay unlikely to enable BDCP to recover •  BDCP was doomed from the beginning The controversial Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) that has at its heart the building of two 35-mile long...

EPA blasts governor's tunnels scheme
By tvgnus  posted 3 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Says it could be illegal •  Would not protect beneficial uses for aquatic life, thereby violating the Clean Water Act The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a state plan to spend $68 billion building...

California closer to increasing incentives to switch to electric cars
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 4 days ago:
New Renter says In related news the price of electric cars is about to go up by the same amount as the rebate....

Klamath River salmon live for another day
By tvgnus  posted 4 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Federal judge denies request to block releases of water for fish •  The balance of the harms does not warrant an injunction at this time Efforts by some San Joaquin Valley farmers to halt...

Lake Tahoe invasive species plan approved (3rd story)
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine In a letter Friday to the governor and lawmakers, signed by scientists who live or work in California, hold a Ph.D. and have published research relevant to groundwater in California such as research on...

Bad news for bees
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The lawmakers have weighed in. Theyve passed a bill giving the Department of Pesticide Regulation until the year 2020 to come up with stricter controls on neonicotinoid pesticides, which are thought to be a...

Emergency water deliveries set for East Porterville
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Tulare County staff and volunteers pitch in •  It is primarily a stop-gap effort until commercial service can be initiated A group of Tulare County employees and local volunteers are delivering over 15,500 gallons...

Court says Sacramento must improve sewage treatment
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Environmental group sued Central Valley Water Board over effluent •  Hopefully, the Regional Board will begin enforcing the law against dischargers rather than protecting dischargers from the law The Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant...

Lopsided hurricane season continues
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 1 week ago:
mmmarvel says tvgnus says Much busier in eastern Pacific •  The effects extend beyond what can be explained by El Nio There have been six times the number of named tropical systems in the Eastern...

Governor's tunnels may be closer than thought
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine It was an old-fashioned meeting where a lawmaker meets with constituents. In this case, its the Congressman, dressed informally, along with two of his staff members, sitting down on the back deck of Chitivas...

Wariness over governors water bond (1st story)
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The county is in the crosshairs of the governors proposed $67 billion massive water tunnels, designed to suck fresh water out of the Sacramento River before it can flow into the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta...

Stockton Catholic parishes launch solar partnership
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says Proof positive of Rome's satanic origins!

EPA settles case over destruction of Central Valley wetlands
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Agreement will preserve unique California habitat •  Sentinels of drought and climate change The owners of the Anchordoguy ranch in Tehama County have agreed to pay $795,000 to the federal government for wetlands preservation...

Court pulls the plug on Central Valley power plant
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
zzyzzx says Looks like CA is going to get rolling brownouts sometime soon!

Claim: Severe fires benefit Sierra Nevada forests
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Two scientific studies make the claim •  Forests are inherently dangerous places to live Fires in the Sierra are burning in size and intensity similar to the way fires once did, claims two recently...

Lawmakers kick the water can down the road
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Push water bond deadline from Monday to Wednesday •  These provisions quack loudly Californias lawmakers on Monday pushed a deadline to decide on a water bond for the November ballot to Wednesday, two days...

PacifiCorp agrees to reservoir drawdown to help fish (2nd story)
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Born in 1953, she began her career in the zoo profession as a bird keeper at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in South Carolina. Years later, after time with a Disney animal park, she...

Senate Republicans put forth their water bill plan
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Would spend $8.7 Billion on various projects •  Californians are looking for real solutions The reservoirs may be drying up, the farm fields turning to dust and home owner associations going nuts over brown...

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