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CPUC To Vote On Gas Storage Increase At Aliso Canyon Amid Opposition From Community Members, Environmental Activists and State Legislators

CPUC To Vote On Gas Storage Increase At Aliso Canyon Amid Opposition From Community Members, Environmental Activists and State Legislators

Los Angeles, CA — Two votes from the California Public Utilities Commission this week will determine the future of natural gas storage at SoCalGas’ Aliso Canyon storage facility, site of the worst natural gas blowout in U.S. history, and whether its capacity will be increased.   Up for consideration are two separate proposals: one would […]

California’s Plan to Store Water Underground Could Risk Contamination

California’s Plan to Store Water Underground Could Risk Contamination

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Government is either mismanaged, incompetent or corrupt.  Sometimes by trying to be well intentioned, it harms us. “New research draws from a growing database of groundwater data to map the elemental metal chromium in wells across the state. Researchers included wells used by government agencies to monitor […]

Trump Credited with Funding California’s First New Water Storage in 40 Years

Trump Credited with Funding California’s First New Water Storage in 40 Years

By Joel B. Pollak President Donald Trump is being credited for the passage of a new provision through the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday that will provide funding to help California to build its first water storage infrastructure in 40 years. McClatchy reported on Thursday: The House approved several provisions Thursday that help fund water storage projects. […]

Water war’s new front: Where to add major storage projects

Water war’s new front: Where to add major storage projects

by Chris Reed After a 35-year stalemate stalled new California water storage projects, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders agreed in 2014 to include $2.7 billion for such needs as part of Proposition 1, a $7.5 billion water bond approved in a landslide by voters later that year. The then-raging drought persuaded Democrats to go along with […]

El Nino provides little relief outside of Northern California

El Nino provides little relief outside of Northern California

. Once-high hopes that a winter 2015-16 El Nino would lift California out of its 5-year-old drought have given way to a complex picture. Heavy winter snow and rains in the northern Sierras and the Sacramento Valley are providing widespread relief in Northern California. But farmers in the San Joaquin Valley and farmers and residents of […]

Measure diverting bullet train funds for water storage hits money shortage, eyes 2018

Measure diverting bullet train funds for water storage hits money shortage, eyes 2018

Legislation to improve CA water storage introduced in House

Legislation to improve CA water storage introduced in House

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 […]