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California farmers getting $3.6 Million in grants
By tvgnus  posted 13 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine To help them pay for ways to reduce water use •  These projects are critical because Three-point-six million dollars -- the states portion of Cap-and-Trade auction proceeds -- are being sent to farmers in...

VIDEO: Drought's challenges can be opportunities
By tvgnus  posted 1 day ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Escalon company helps growers improve soil and water quality •  Its quality that makes things work With Californias drought predicted to extend into 2015 along with fears it could last even longer some farmers...

Calling all cars Be on the lookout for tagged Monarch butterflies
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 3 days ago:
Robber Baron Elite Scum says

Former gold mine mill boss pleads guilty to environmental crimes
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 4 days ago:
Vicente says I don't understand, why was this Job Creator in court? Was it for presentation of a medal and a raise?

Next electric bill may be slightly lower for some Californians
By tvgnus  posted 6 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Households to get a climate credit on October or November bills •  Average is a $35 credit Approximately 10.7 million California households will see a credit averaging $35 on their electricity bills this month...

Pentagon finds a new enemy: Mother Nature
By tvgnus  posted 6 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine New assessment says military must cope with clime change •  Among the future trends that will impact our national security is climate change From rising sea levels to the melting Arctic ice sheet to...

Heavy-handed pressure in an end run to build Delta water tunnels
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Critics say hes trying to stick taxpayers with $67 Billion for his twin tunnels scheme •  It is blatant political intimidation, aimed at quashing dissent Gov. Edmund Brown Jr. and his allies are pressuring...

State releases latest version of fracking regulations
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Public has two weeks to comment •  We made significant changes between the first and second versions •  WITH AUDIO OF PRESS CONFERENCE The California Department of Conservation has released its latest rewrite of...

Kern supervisors sued over refinery plans
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Lawsuit challenges Alon Refinerys plan to process Bakken crude •  Poses alarming health and safety threats The Kern County Board of Supervisors is being sued over its approval last month of the reopening and...

Kern remains king of California oil production
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Nearly six times as much as next county •  More than 141.5 Million barrels of oil last year When it comes to pumping oil out of the ground in California, one county continues to...

El Nino is favored to begin in the next 1-2 months
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Might last into the spring of 2015 •  But dont expect too much drought help from it Most climate forecasting models predict that the west coast weather event known as El Nio will develop...

Two companies fined for Kern oil waste dumping
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Regional water board assesses penalties •  We continue to be concerned that similar discharges may have occurred elsewhere in the Central Valley Occidental of Elk Hills Inc. and Vintage Production California LLC have been...

California OKs $12 Million for energy efficiency and alternative fuel programs
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Central Valley projects get most of the money •  No-interest loans and grants are approved The California Energy Commission has approved more than $6.7 million in no-interest loans for the Tulare City School District,...

$183 million for water projects in California
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The home of Bruce and Amy Roberts was chosen because they have already converted their grass to a water-wise Arizona-type landscape both for the front yard and the back yard. They also are participating...

California desert to be location of giant alternative energy projects (5th story
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
New Renter says APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says Hurl REALTORs into immense pyres, ignite them and use the flames to make steam to run turbines. Most of the crime in the world will vanish and we'll get cheap...

Central Valley Project begins new water year in the hole (3rd story)
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Californias exports of non-manufactured goods -- chiefly agricultural produce and raw materials == fell by 1.3 percent to $1.75 billion this August, according to a Beacon Economics' analysis of foreign trade data released by...

Court: Government has the power to protect salmon
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
lostand confused says Ah CA, women can kill men with no consequences, women can say yes and enjoy sex with you and the man can still be arrested for rape and now fish get preference...

North State entrepreneurs innovate for efficient water use
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
indigenous says I don't see any innovation.

Are prospects of widespread desalinization realistic?
By tvgnus  55 comments, latest 3 weeks ago:
indigenous says New Renter says Its a false dillema The point is that the only solution is and always has been technology. The only thing that impedes that is government by parasitically impeding the economy...

Bakersfield church turns to the heavens -- for power (1st story)
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The whole project team worked hard on this deal and we are proud to have worked with partners like A-C Electric, who really stepped up and went beyond the call of duty to deliver...

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