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Owen’s Valley Redux? The merchandising of our water resources…..

https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2017/11/13/farm-vs-city-california-landmark-water-sharing-deal-may-be-crumbling Farm vs. City: California Landmark Water-Sharing Deal May Be Crumbling Written by Matt Weiser The state’s biggest urban supplier hopes to divert water from farms in the Palo Verde Valley by encouraging conservation. But the move may endanger an…

 

California needs smart solutions to dead trees

California needs smart solutions to dead trees by Daniel Barad Sacramento Bee OPINION January 17, 2018 Last month the U.S. Forest Service released astonishing estimates that the number of trees killed by drought and pine beetles in California has risen…

 

SB 834 Protecting our coast from off shore drilling

Definition to “Zinke”: verb, to destroy the environment needlessly for rich political donors.  What a great idea to stop this nonsense and as same legal defense has been upheld in court, the current administrations attempt to give federal leases to an…

 

New York Times: Do Rivers Have Rights?

With no planet B and life dependent on our natural resources, shouldn’t resources have better protections? Do we allow corporate/special interests to mine and pollute threatening the health and fate of our planet and future generations, or do we demand resource extraction to be…