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  1. Clout: California Agriculture Largely Spared in New Water Restrictions

    "When Gov. Jerry Brown issued the first statewide water use reduction order in California history on Wednesday, he put his ... 'The idea of your nice little green grass getting lots of water every day, that’s going to be a thing of the past.' Within 24 ...

    jdavis_sej - 04/06/2015 - 10:01

  2. Amid Drought, CA Gov. Brown Orders First-Ever Mandatory Water Cutbacks

    ... at Lake Tahoe, announced the state’s first mandatory water reductions, aiming at cutting water use by 25%. He promised more enforcement in cities and actions against water agencies in groundwater-depleted areas that have not shared data with the ...

    jdavis_sej - 04/02/2015 - 07:59

  3. "GOP Lawmakers Push EPA To Rethink Clean Water Rule"

    ... proposal to define what is and isn’t considered a body of water by federal law. In an unusual joint hearing involving the Senate ... Local Officials Voice Support For EPA Proposed Clean Water Rule." (Augusta Free Press) "EPA Administrator Insists Water ...

    jdavis_sej - 02/05/2015 - 09:06

  4. "Green Group: Voters Like EPA Water Rule"

    "The public likes the Obama administration's proposed water rule, according to a new poll from the League of Conservation Voters ... pollster said the proposal, which LCV calls the “clean water rule,” has the support of nearly 70 percent of voters in rural areas." ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/20/2015 - 07:17

  5. "Fracking Chemicals Detected in Pennsylvania Drinking Water"

    "An analysis of drinking water sampled from three homes in Bradford County, Pa., revealed traces of a ... question about potential risks to underground drinking water from the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. ... by which the drilling chemical ended up in a homeowner’s water supply. “This is the first case published with a complete story ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/05/2015 - 08:17

  6. "California Farmers Offer to Give up Some Water, Avoid Cuts"

    ... is volunteering to give up a fourth of its available water this year, sharing a resource all but guaranteed to them for more than a century. A senior water official told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he would decide ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/22/2015 - 08:36

  7. "Huge California Water Supplier Slashes Summer Deliveries"

    "Cities and water districts serving 19 million people in Southern California face smaller water deliveries this summer under a plan approved by the region's water wholesaler in response to ongoing dry conditions. The Metropolitan ...

    jdavis_sej - 04/15/2015 - 08:34

  8. "California Regulators Approve Unprecedented Water Cutbacks"

    "SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation. The State Water Resources Control Board approved rules Tuesday that force cities to limit ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/06/2015 - 09:08

  9. "Report: Food Companies Face Growing Water Risks"

    ... "Food companies should be taking stronger steps to use water more efficiently and adapt to growing water scarcity, a nonprofit advocacy group said in a report released Thursday. ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/08/2015 - 08:03

  10. "As California Withers, Federal Water Bill Mired in Secrecy"

    ... a new Congress, and deep into a lasting drought, California water legislation still stymies and splits the state’s lawmakers. Draft ... Environmental Politics , Water & Oceans , National (U.S.) , California ...

    jdavis_sej - 05/18/2015 - 07:47