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Food and Sustainability

If China Strikes Back On Tariffs, California Tree Nut Exports Could Take A Hit

March 27, 2018 | Julia Mitric

Following President Trump's move to slap tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum exports, China may retaliate by levying $2 billion in tariffs on U.S. agricultural exports.

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Around 100,000 San Joaquin Valley Residents Live Without Clean Water; Study Suggests Access Is Close

March 13, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

A new study from UC Davis found that while about 100,000 San Joaquin residents don't have access to clean drinking water, solutions aren't out of reach.

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Heat Wave Spells Trouble For Student Athletes

August 29, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

Triple digit temperatures and poor air quality are making it tough for student athletes this week. High school coaches are taking extra precautions to safeguard their health.

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San Joaquin Valley Reaping Economic Benefits Of Climate Policies

January 19, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A new study shows California's climate change policies are good for the San Joaquin Valley's economy.

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Report: California Has Nation's Dirtiest Air

April 20, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The American Lung Association "State of the Air 2016" report gives failing grades to communities in the Central Valley's farming region and the Los Angeles area. It also says climate change is a growing threat to air quality in California.

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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.


San Joaquin County Restricts Wood Burning

October 30, 2015 | Rich Ibarra

Restrictions on the use of wood burning stoves and fireplaces begin this Sunday in the San Joaquin Valley. The "Check Before You Burn" program will run through February.

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California Drought: NASA Says Land Sinking Faster In San Joaquin Valley

August 19, 2015 | Ed Joyce

A new NASA report, commissioned by the California Department of Water Resources, shows groundwater pumping in California has caused land in the San Joaquin Valley to sink faster than in past.

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San Joaquin Valley Hits Air Quality Milestone

August 5, 2015 | Ed Joyce

The San Joaquin Valley enjoyed three weeks of healthy air in July for the first time in 20 years.

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