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Environment

California Water Agencies Say They Have Enough Supply For 3 Dry Years

August 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Most California water agencies say they can supply enough water to meet demand even if the next three years are unusually dry.

Environment

California Agencies Warn Of Harmful Algal Blooms Across State

August 4, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, occur every summer in California. But this year the drought has made it worse.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Environment

Californians Conserve Less Water Under New Rules

August 2, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Californians saved less water in June than they have in previous years. It’s the first month since new rules gave suppliers more autonomy to set their own conservation standards.

Karin Higgins / UC Davis

Environment

Disturbing Trends For Health Of Lake Tahoe

July 28, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Scientists find record-breaking measurements in a report that examines the environmental health of Lake Tahoe.

Department of Water Resources

Environment

Hearings Begin On California Governor Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnel Project

July 26, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California water regulators heard arguments for and against Governor Jerry Brown’s controversial plan to build twin tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Environment

California To Set Legal Limit On Probable Carcinogen In Water

July 19, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California regulators will soon set a legal limit on a probable carcinogen found in public drinking water systems around the state.

Rob Jackson, Stanford University

Environment

"Water Windfall" Deep Beneath California's Central Valley

June 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new study finds California’s Central Valley has three times more water beneath it than previously estimated.

Steve Margulis/UCLA

Environment

California Snowpack Won't Recover From Drought For Years

June 21, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new UCLA study shows that it will likely take until 2019 before California Sierra Nevada snowpack recovers from the drought.

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Environment

California Lawmakers Approve New Regulations For Marijuana Growers

June 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California lawmakers have approved a bill as part of the state budget package that would streamline a permitting process for marijuana growers. Republican lawmakers say it’s unfair to other farmers.

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