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Will the Southland wind up holding much of the $17-billion bill for the delta water tunnels?

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Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:54pm

Some of the state’s biggest water districts are about to make their opening moves in a financial chess game that ultimately could saddle the Southland with much of the bill for re-engineering the failing heart of California’s water system.

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IN VICTORY FOR STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE, COURT FINDS THAT APPROVAL OF DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE VIOLATED THE LAW

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline.

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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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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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Congress sends major California water policy to President Obama, despite Sen. Barbara Boxer's objections

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Wed, 12/14/2016 (All day)

Over Sen. Barbara Boxer’s objections, the Senate voted 78 to 21 Friday evening to pass sweeping water infrastructure legislation that changes how much water is pumped from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to San Joaquin Valley farmers and Southern California.