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Last year was one of the warmest on record
By tvgnus  12 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
HydroCabron says mmmarvel says And per the 'arctic vortex' it was probably one of the coldest on record too. The earth is just doing what it's been doing for thousands of years before man showed...

California taxpayers may be stuck with BDCP costs, says critic
By tvgnus  posted 1 day ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine No vote on massive $67 Billion project planned •  The plan will not increase the states net supply of water California taxpayers and ratepayers could be stuck with the potential $67 billion tab for...

USDA sends $9.7 Million in drought aid to California
By tvgnus  posted 4 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Money pays for emergency water assistance •  This drought is devastating those who live, work and raise their families in much of rural California Some $9.7 million in emergency water assistance to 73,000 residents...

California halts injection of fracking waste
By tvgnus  posted 4 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Warns it may be contaminating aquifers •  We do not have any direct evidence any drinking water has been affected California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection...

Survey says Californians want groundwater protection
By tvgnus  posted 5 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine California is only state without comprehensive statewide groundwater management •  Californias future is increasingly dependent on effective management of our groundwater supplies Californians want immediate action to protect the states dwindling groundwater supplies, according...

UC Davis: California swiftly exhausting its ground water
By tvgnus  5 comments, latest 1 week ago:
Peter P says mell says New Renter says On the bright side the drought prevents mosquitos from breeding. Haven't thought of that - probably very true. No wonder this year has been slightly less itchy...

Delta smelt on the scaffold of extinction, says new report
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Fish numbers have dropped sharply •  A species that existed in this estuary for thousands of years is on the scaffold Cable TV and talk radio bloviators and politicians may soon have no more...

New report expected to show drought impact worsening
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Davis Center for Watershed Sciences to update Mays dire predictions •  How the state's uniquely unmanaged system of groundwater pumping threatens further losses Scientists from the University of California, Davis, next Tuesday will update...

Adios, El Nino?
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 week ago:
Ceffer says El Nino has become El NoNo.

"Promising results" for new seawater desalinization
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine California American Water tests slant wells •  We are very encouraged by these findings One of the problems with seawater desalinization is the same problem that has curtailed pumping from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta:...

California's approval of bee-killing pesticides challenged
By tvgnus  3 comments, latest 1 week ago:
APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says Gosh, does *everything* have to be about Neo-Nazi hirsute lesbians? Then again, the bees I've seen around here have been very fuzzy, and pretty wide. And they're all girls. I'll ask around and...

Bakersfield-area sewage plant goes solar
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Suburban plant gets fixed power costs •  Our continued dependence on traditional energy sources would be costly The Kern Sanitation Authority waste water treatment plant in Bakersfield is now partially powered by the sun.

San Joaquin County files objections to twin tunnels
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Says Delta will be harmed by Bay Delta Conservation Plan, not helped •  Object to sacrifice of farmland, lack of input or public vote on the project •  WITH VIDEO The San Joaquin County...

Farmers beat environmental groups in latest water dispute
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Court of Appeal clears way for CVP contract renewals •  Although the matters raised are genuine concerns, the evidence was inadequate The Fresno-based California 5th District Court of Appeal has handed a win to...

Emotions flood State Water Resources Control Board
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Editors Note: Behind every story about something a government agency does can lie a very human story about those impacted by the decision. Thats what Correspondent Gene Beley explores in this story and the...

Report: Climate change confirmed in national parks
By tvgnus  5 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
bob2356 says CaptainShuddup says In the scheme of things, that STUDY covers a whisp of air in a category 100000 hurricane, in a Geological timescale. Yet remains far better than the study you provided. Oh...

Environmental groups slam Fresno lawmaker
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Say his legislation will hurt his constituents •  The oil industry is trying to slither out Henry Perea, a Fresno Democrat, is the target of scathing criticism from environmental groups following his introduction of...

New state standards may cut residential, commercial energy use
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine State sees 25 percent reduction •  Will help California buildings function beautifully and economically Updated building standards that took effect July 1, designed to get more energy savings from new and existing residential and...

Drought? Did somebody say drought?
By tvgnus  5 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
Call it Crazy says New Renter says Call it Crazy says Straw Man says Nice. In meantime I'm getting nasty letters from water district threatening steep fines if I dare to water my lawns or...

Why some Delta Protection Commission members are uneasy
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine State employee members wont oppose governors tunnels scheme •  Like between a rock and hard spot? Get over it! •  With video The Delta Protection Commissions stand opposing the proposed Bay Delta Conservation Plan...

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