Rivers

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Local San Francisco pitches plan for future of California rivers

Published: 
Mon, 03/20/2017 (All day)

For decades, San Francisco has been blissfully removed from California’s water wars.

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SF Bay ecosystem collapsing as rivers diverted, scientists report

Published: 
Wed, 10/12/2016 (All day)

WASHINGTON — Evidence of what scientists are calling the planet’s Sixth Mass Extinction is appearing in San Francisco Bay and its estuary, the largest on the Pacific Coast of North and South America, according to a major new study.

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Clean Water Act proposal would protect more water sources in West

Published: 
Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:57pm
Category: 
Water

The Obama administration proposed a long-awaited rule on Tuesday to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects wetlands near rivers and waterways fed by seasonal thaws and rains — a decision that could particularly shield water sources in the West.

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Politics cloud water debate

Published: 
Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:17pm
Category: 
Water

There are two possible policy outcomes to a severe drought like the one California is experiencing now.

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Coastal Cleanup 2012: Top 10 Items Found During Trash Collection Program

Published: 
Tue, 05/28/2013 - 10:32pm
Category: 
Water

The Ocean Conservancy, a Washington D.C.-based environmental organization, released its 2012 list of trash collected during its International Coastal Cleanup.