Obama administration seeks the review in response to Central Valley farmers' complaints about measures that protect fish and cut water deliveries for agriculture. ... read more >>
There are so many complex problems facing Americans these days that we should all be thankful to Sean Hannity for boiling them down to their simplest, if nonsensical, forms. Love farmers? Kill fish. Love farmers? Hate president. What could be easier?
Among many other causes Hannity has taken up since Obama took office, Sean is deeply upset that the White House is ignoring his call to ... read more >>
The Obama administration said Wednesday it would seek additional scientific review of permits that reduced Delta water deliveries to farms and cities from the Bay Area to Southern California, but it was unclear whether the inquiry would be as pointed as some water users would like.
The decision to seek an outside review by a panel convened by the National Academy of Sciences came in response t ... read more >>
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the entire series of reports describing hydropolitical vulnerability and resilience along international waters on all inhabited continents, save Australia. From this site you can download reports on: Africa (released in 2006); Europe; Asia; Latin America and the Caribbean; and North America. ... read more >>
In a rural corner of Nevada reeling from the recession, a bit of salvation seemed to arrive last year. A German developer, Solar Millennium, announced plans to build two large solar farms here that would harness the sun to generate electricity, creating hundreds of jobs.
But then things got messy. The company revealed that its preferred method of cooling the power plants would consume 1.3 bill ... read more >>
Dams along the Klamath River that are blocking salmon could be removed by 2020, in an agreement announced Wednesday.
The 28 parties that have been negotiating the fate of the four Klamath River Dams released the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement. In coming weeks Klamath Basin Tribes, counties, conservation groups, fishing groups, and farming and ranching organizations will consider th ... read more >>
For nearly 25 years Kathy Gladden has lived about 100 feet from the Green River, a normally placid stream that meanders past the many homes, offices, warehouses and shopping malls that blanket the area.
Now, she and thousands of others face the all-too-real prospect that the river will gush past a leaky upstream dam and swallow up their homes once the rainy season starts in November, devastati ... read more >>
There is no resource more precious than water. There is also no resource that is misused, abused, misallocated, and misunderstood the way water is. Safe drinking water, healthy and intact natural ecosystems, and a stable food supply are a few of the things at stake as our water supply is put under greater and greater stress. ... read more >>