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California Water Commission Public Workshops To Explore Well-Managed Groundwater Trading Programs

California Water Commission Public Workshops To Explore Well-Managed Groundwater Trading Programs

The California Water Commission, in support of Water Resilience Portfolio Action 3.6, will hold public workshops to explore ways that the State can support in-basin, locally-led groundwater trading programs that ensure protections for communities, small- and medium-size farms, and the environment. The public is encouraged to share their ideas and concerns on groundwater trading at one or more of these scheduled workshops:    […]

City Approves New Water Rates Study as Residents Debate Environmental Regs @ Tuesday T.O. City Council Meeting

City Approves New Water Rates Study as Residents Debate Environmental Regs @ Tuesday T.O. City Council Meeting

By Kevin Harris The Thousand Oaks City Council approved our water and wastewater financial plans and water cost studies for calendar years 2022 and 2023, setting the stage for a December 14th, 2021 public hearing for final rate adoption. Also during Tuesday night’s meeting, local residents debated environmental issues such as the Huntington Beach oil […]

California Water Commission – Registration Open For Ground Water Trading Public Workshops

California Water Commission – Registration Open For Ground Water Trading Public Workshops

The California Water Commission, in support of Water Resilience Portfolio Action 3.6, will hold public workshops to explore ways that the State can support in-basin, locally-led groundwater trading programs that ensure protections for communities, small- and medium-size farms, and the environment. The public is encouraged to share their ideas and concerns on groundwater trading at one or more of these scheduled workshops:    […]

“Megadrought” Threatens Crop Yields In America And Global Grain Inventories, Warns USDA

“Megadrought” Threatens Crop Yields In America And Global Grain Inventories, Warns USDA

by: Zoey Sky (Natural News) Crops in the country keep dying because of the scorching heat. And according to various reports, the same thing is happening in other countries across the globe. Because of the megadrought affecting key states in America, the already high prices of crops like corn and wheat continue to skyrocket. “Megadrought” drives up […]

SPJ And 24 Other Groups Seek Meeting With White House To Discuss Protections Against Interference In Journalists’ Work

SPJ And 24 Other Groups Seek Meeting With White House To Discuss Protections Against Interference In Journalists’ Work

INDIANAPOLIS — The Society of Professional Journalists and 24 other journalism groups sent a letter Monday to the White House to request a discussion about protecting against interference in journalists’ work. The organizations that signed the letter represent thousands of journalists across the country. They request a meeting with the White House Scientific Integrity Task Force to discuss crucial […]

Styrofoam Ban Starts Next Month

Styrofoam Ban Starts Next Month

City Of Ventura On July 1, 2021, food and beverage containers made with expanded polystyrene (EPS) will no longer be allowed in the City of Ventura. In November 2020, City Council adopted an ordinance banning Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) food and beverage containers in the City of Ventura.  EPS, commonly known at Styrofoam, is a prevalent form of litter […]

California Wants To Throw $100 Million At Its Mismanaged Retail Marijuana Sector

California Wants To Throw $100 Million At Its Mismanaged Retail Marijuana Sector

By Scott Shackford- California Political Review California’s nascent legal recreational marijuana industry is so heavily taxed and regulated that the black market still dominates. It’s so burdensome to try to get conventional permission to grow and sell marijuana the “legal” way that thousands of dispensaries operate without proper licenses. Government officials have been attempting to crack […]

Apocalypse Never

Apocalypse Never

    By Michael Greer In these terrifying times, we need some good news. For me, this is the best news I’ve heard in many years.  Michael Shellenberger, a famous environmental activist was named Time magazine’s “Heroes of the Environment” in 2008.  He is an environmental policy writer. He cofounded the Breakthrough Institute and founded Environmental […]

Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival Postponed; New Dates July 10-12

Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival Postponed; New Dates July 10-12

SANTA BARBARA, CA – The Community Environmental Council (CEC) will postpone its 2020 Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park until July 10-12, 2020 at Alameda Park. “While we are eager to bring our community together in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, our focus is on ensuring we do this in a […]

Do ‘Green’ Buses Pass the Performance Test?

Do ‘Green’ Buses Pass the Performance Test?

  By Duggan Flanakin Do they even pass basic energy, environmental, economic and human rights tests? Should Americans follow China in a massive commitment to supposedly eco-friendly battery-electric buses (BEBs)?  California has mandated a “carbon-free” bus system by 2040 and will buy only battery or fuel cell-powered buses after 2029.  Other states and cities are […]

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