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Bad news for bees
By tvgnus  posted 7 hours 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 8 hours 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 13 hours 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 3 days 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 4 days 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 6 days 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 1 week ago:
APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says Proof positive of Rome's satanic origins!

EPA settles case over destruction of Central Valley wetlands
By tvgnus  posted 1 week 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 1 week ago:
zzyzzx says Looks like CA is going to get rolling brownouts sometime soon!

Claim: Severe fires benefit Sierra Nevada forests
By tvgnus  posted 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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...

Audit blasts Department of Toxic Substances Control
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Says its lack of diligence in cost recovery has contributed to millions in unbilled and uncollected costs •  Shortcomings are long-standing Long-standing shortcomings with the California Department of Toxic Substances Controls recovery of costs...

El Nino where are you?
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Latest study says California may not get drought relief from it •  The chance of El Nio has decreased to about 65 percent Hopes that Californias three-year drought will be broken by torrents of...

Environmental groups propose water bond
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine They say its truly tunnel neutral •  This proposal strips out the pork and makes sure that there are no blank checks for special interests The Great Water Bond Debate has another entrant some...

Tunnels opponents to governor: Prove it
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Say governors water bond is not tunnel neutral •  Call for governor to release bond language They just dont trust him. An environmental group that has spent years trying to block the governors plan...

Report: An all-green California by mid-century
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
zzyzzx says Thread title is misleading since I was expecting it to be water related.

State's drought worsens
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 3 weeks ago:
Peter P says The state is also overpopulated. Perhaps a poll tax will solve multiple problems. Meanwhile, there should be auction pricing for water. The only fair way to reduce water usage in a drought...

Bakersfield Hampton Inn goes solar
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Solar installs 102-kilowatt array •  Hotel reduces cooling costs 44 percent The Hampton Inn hotel in Bakersfield expects to save 44 percent on its air conditioning costs thanks to a new photovoltaic solar power...

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