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PG&E’s bankruptcy could slow California’s fight against climate change

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Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:53pm

Climate change helped fuel the deadly fires that prompted California’s largest power company to announce Monday that it would file for bankruptcy in the face of $30 billion in potential liabilities.

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Why Is California Rebuilding in Fire Country? Because You’re Paying for It

Published: 
Thu, 03/01/2018 (All day)

At the rugged eastern edge of Sonoma County, where new homes have been creeping into the wilderness for decades, Derek Webb barely managed to save his ranch-style resort from the raging fire that swept through the area last October. 

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California looks to permanently ban hosing off driveways, over-watering lawns

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Tue, 02/20/2018 (All day)

California’s top water officials are considering permanent conservation rules that would outlaw hosing down driveways, over-watering lawns and running sprinklers on grassy street medians.

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California moves ahead with one delta tunnel, scaling back ambitious water delivery project

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Wed, 02/07/2018 (All day)

State officials Wednesday said they will press ahead with a smaller version of a long-planned water delivery project, initially building one, instead of two, massive tunnels in the heart of California's vast waterworks.