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Environment

No Fed Project Water For Some California Farmers

April 1, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation says some farmers in California will get none of the water they've requested in 2016 and others will get their full allocation.

Environment

California Farmers Voluntarily Reducing Air Pollution

March 31, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

Participating farms reduced pollutants by almost 800 tons last year. That's the equivalent of taking 170,000 cars off the road.

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Environment

NASA Study: California Drought Doubles Idle Farmland Acres

October 27, 2015 | Amy Quinton

Farmers in California's Central Valley have left more than one million acres of agricultural land idle all year long.

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Food and Sustainability

Sacramento Fresh Food Drive Tries For World Record

September 8, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork program hopes to set a world record Wednesday for fresh produce collection.

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Environment

Regulators Order Curtailments For Some Senior Water Right Holders

June 12, 2015 | Amy Quinton

California water regulators announced Friday that some senior water right holders in the Delta, Sacramento and San Joaquin River watersheds will no longer be able to divert water from rivers and streams.

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Environment

California Water Board Considers Voluntary Water Cut From Farmers

May 21, 2015 | Amy Quinton

The State Water Resources Control Board is considering whether to allow some farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to voluntarily cut back their water use. In exchange, they want the board to agree not to curtail their remaining water.

Environment

Feds Reduce Water Allocation For California

February 27, 2015 | Bob Moffitt | Amy Quinton

The US Bureau of Reclamation says most farmers south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta will face a second year with no water from the Central Valley Project. Some farmers and cities may receive more.

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Winter Snow Survey Better Than Last Year But Not Good Enough

December 30, 2014 | Amy Quinton

California’s first winter snow survey paints another fairly bleak picture of the potential for runoff restoring water levels in the state’s reservoirs.

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