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Loophole In California Water Laws Could Open Way For Bottling Plant Despite Drought

Water Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.15.2016 | Politics

Is a bottling company about to get unlimited groundwater when locals have been conserving during the drought? Some residents of Mount Shasta City are ...

Cool off Streamside: Ten Uniquely California Rivers

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green
The Nature Conservancy in California

What makes the best summer vacations or a Labor Day escape? Rivers. Swimming, fishing, napping on a shady riverbank -- there's no better getaway. Fortunately, dozens of jaw-droppingly beautiful rivers run through the Golden State.

The Triage Begins

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The last remaining healthy salmon run in California -- the Sacramento River chinook -- has taken a catastrophic turn for the worse. Scientists had expected at least three times as many returning fish.

Federal Bailout Won't Make A Dent in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Problems

Brooke-Sidney Gavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brooke-Sidney Gavins

The Delta, which provides water to nearly two-thirds of all Californians and is suffering from a three year drought, may not have a federal bailout after all.