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1 May 2021 SACRAMENTO CA
Company alleged to continue pumping operations in violation of expired permits and California state law.
27 Dec 2019 SACRAMENTO CA
The bitter fight between state regulators and the Trump administration over clean water intensified Friday when California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and several other states sued the federal government for eliminating Obama-era protections for wetlands and streams across the country. The lawsuit, filed in U...
24 Oct 2018 WashINGTON, DC, United States
Two weeks before the US mid-term elections, President Donald Trump's administration has taken a stand on a sensitive issue in the State of California: water allocation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Trump went on to insinuate that California wild fires, caused by drought, should be blamed on environmental protection legislation, and threaten to withold federal support for the State when future wildfires strike...
29 Jul 2018 SACRAMENTO CA
In a historic vote, the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday approved spending $2.5 Billion USD to help fund construction of four new dams and four underground storage projects —including two in the Bay Area. The funding came from Proposition 1, a water bond approved by voters in November 2014 during California’s five-year drought...
7 Nov 2017 SACRAMENTO CA
Digital tools have expanded the ability of governments, companies and nonprofits to measure the uses of California water in detail, and thus build more water-efficient products, boost water conservation, and replace expensive and inefficient infrastructure. But the abundance of water data effectively makes every piece of land and every drop of water in California the subject of measurement—and conflict...
18 Oct 2017 SAN JOSE CA
In a landmark vote closely watched across California, Silicon Valley’s largest water agency on Tuesday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s $17 billion plan to build two giant tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
11 Jul 2017 SACRAMENTO CA
Gov. Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown Jr. is seeking to complete his family's water legacy: his "California WaterFix" would build two tunnels 40 feet in diameter, buried 15 stories underground to take water from the Sacramento River and move it 35 miles around the eastern edge of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta...
12 Jun 2017 SACRAMENTO CA
In the latest skirmish over transparency at the troubled Oroville Dam, a Northern California activist group has sued state officials alleging they’re illegally withholding information about potentially toxic asbestos.