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Californians Pay To Have Their Lawns Spray Painted Green

Californians Pay To Have Their Lawns Spray Painted Green

Analysts look to water markets to fight CA drought

Analysts look to water markets to fight CA drought

. Scrambling for workable models found elsewhere in resources policy, some analysts have begun to argue that California should regulate markets for water. At Bloomberg View, for instance, the editors made a splash with a recommendation drawn from Australia’s approach to limited water. “The system sets an annual cap on the amount of water that can […]

Will Brown’s brown lawns cause brownouts for summer 2015?

Will Brown’s brown lawns cause brownouts for summer 2015?

. On April 1, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered mandatory 25 percent cutbacks in urban water usage over the next nine months due to the prolonged water shortage in the state’s surface water reservoirs. In response, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said the West Coast could possibly see power brownouts due to drought this summer, speaking […]

Occupy-style rhetoric used to frame CA drought

Occupy-style rhetoric used to frame CA drought

By Chris Reed . Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement of mandatory water cutbacks led to news coverage of the disparities in water usage between very rich neighborhoods and everywhere else. In San Diego, health this instantly prompted angry comments on social media about Rancho Santa Fe, order judged last year to be the biggest per-capita residential user […]

Drought measures straddle CA-NV border

Drought measures straddle CA-NV border

By James Poulos . As Sierra Nevada snowpack hit record lows, pilule Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval unveiled a new drought commission, revealing that California’s extended water crisis had begun to alter political considerations across the border. But Sandoval sought to temper worries with his announcement, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal: “This is not California,” Sandoval said, adding that […]

Water board unveils steep CA cuts

Water board unveils steep CA cuts

By James Poulos As a closely-watched court ruling threw California’s tiered water pricing system into disarray, advice the Water Resources Control board made public its latest and harshest conservation targets for municipalities across the Golden State. Detailing the plan, order MarketWatch reported that “Angelenos must save another 16 percent for the year ahead, order the […]

California “Drought” to Affect Cost of Food Nationwide

California “Drought” to Affect Cost of Food Nationwide

By Stephen Frank Recently George Skelton of the Los Angeles Times repeated an idea that is circulating in Sacramento. The idea is simple, order the government should restrict the crops being planted in California. For instance, viagra almonds growing on trees take much more water than row crops, ask such as tomatoes. Imagine a farmer […]

The Drought Of Wisdom

The Drought Of Wisdom

By Gregory J. Welborn California is suffering from a record drought – perhaps one for the history books. But the drought to which I refer is not the water drought, dosage but the wisdom drought. Rain comes and goes in California – always has, pilule always will – but the stupidity among the Liberals who […]

‘Anti-science policies’ seen as factor in CA water crisis

‘Anti-science policies’ seen as factor in CA water crisis

By Chris Reed Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent executive order mandating decreased water use prompted national and international attention. All coverage understandably emphasized the state’s 4-year-old drought; some linked the problem to climate change. But a California-based journalist who specializes in science reporting based on hard evidence — Hank Campbell, cialis author of “Science Left Behind” […]

Water Wholesaler to cut County Agencies by 15%

Water Wholesaler to cut County Agencies by 15%

Today Metropolian Water District finalized its mandatory rationing plan. From their Press Release: “Effective July 1, salve allocation action expected to prompt mandatory conservation in Southern California this summer in response to record-breaking drought.  Metropolitan Water District’s cutback amounts to a 15 percent reduction in supplies starting July 1 and includes stiff surcharges for member […]