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A New Service Comes to District 2

A NEW SERVICE IN DISTRICT 2 Begins in August. Thanks to the enthusiastic turn out at the Lunch and Learn Program by Mountain Ranch Resource Center and The Hive: a Butte Fire Recovery Center <>, Community... Learn More

Foothill Conservancy welcomes new executive director

Foothill Conservancy welcomes new Executive Director Amanda C. Nelson The 27-year old, Jackson-based Foothill Conservancy is pleased to announce that Amanda C. Nelson has joined the organization as its new executive director. Amanda comes to the local,... Learn More

Legal Planet Energy & Climate Are Hot News

Some of it is bad news — but despite Trump, there are many positive signs. Read Article in Legal Planet  Read More

Video: Toxic Taps: Why Small California Communities Face Unsafe Water

In the first video of  “Toxic Taps” series,  hear from the people who are running small water systems in the San Joaquin Valley and the challenges they face treating contaminated water with limited resources. Watch this video and more in Water... Learn More

Getting to the Roots of California’s Drinking Water Crisis

The epicenter of the state’s drinking water catastrophe is in the San Joaquin Valley, where 200,000 people have struggled to obtain clean, safe water for decades. Read Article in Water Deeply, July 10, 2017  Read More

Is Brown’s massive water project the right project right now?

“The costs estimated by the State are $17 billion, but nobody really thinks it’s going to be just $17 billion,” says Peter Gleick, the president emeritus of the Pacific Institute . Read  Article in California Magazine, UC Berkeley, June 19  Read More

How climate change could threaten the water supply for millions of Californians

Scientists from government and academia say rising sea levels caused by climate change will bring more salt water into the Delta, the hub of California’s water-delivery network. Read Sac Bee Article Here  Read More

When an adaptation effort no longer suffices

No adaptation approach lasts forever in the face of increasing stresses posed by a changing climate. Think of each such effort’s having a ‘use-by’ date. How then to help strengthen future resilience? Read Article Here in Yale Climate... Learn More

CO2 reductions by re-using others’ ‘stuff’

Re-using or re-purposing strangers’ or neighbors’ ‘stuff’ saves money and can help reduce CO2 emissions. Take, for example, this walnut newel post. Read Article Here from Yale Climate Connections  Read More

The EPA Sets in Motion its Plan to Rescind the Waters of the United States Rule

This Action is Just the First Step Towards Reducing Clean Water Act Protection for Many Waterways and Wetlands Read article at Legal Planet  Read More

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