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The Dangers of Land Subsidence From California’s Groundwater Overdraft

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Wed, 03/15/2017 (All day)

Land subsidence from overpumping groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley has been called the largest human alteration of the Earth’s surface. 

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Top California legislator vows court fight if EPA revokes Clean Air waiver

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Wed, 03/15/2017 (All day)

California’s top two legislative leaders, Senate Pro Tem Kevin de León and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, were both in the desert last week, visiting with area Democrats as well as business and education leaders.

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46 killed, dozens missing in Ethiopia garbage dump landslide

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Tue, 03/14/2017 (All day)

A mountain of trash gave way in a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, killing at least 46 people and leaving several dozen missing, residents said, as officials vowed to relocate those who called the landfill home.

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Coronado beaches reopen weeks after Tijuana sewage spill

Published: 
Tue, 03/07/2017 (All day)

CORONADO, Calif. – Sunday was the first day in several weeks that surfers, swimmers and kids wanting to play in the the wet sand had a green light to touch the Pacific Ocean in Coronado, but miles of beach south of there remained closed due to the huge sewage spill in Tijuana.

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Southern California regulators approve smog plan with tougher refinery rules, voluntary measures for ports

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Sun, 03/05/2017 (All day)

Southern California air quality officials voted Friday to impose tougher rules on oil refineries but rejected a proposal to regulate pollution from ports and warehouses, which are responsible for much of the region’s harmful emissions.