Congress Approves $558 Million California Drought Relief; Millions For Flint, Mich.Sen. Barbara Boxer, one of the bill's key authors, urged senators to vote no because of a last-minute rider that she said puts interests of big farms over the fishing industry.
Initial Tests On Oilfield Wastewater Safety Draw Mixed ReactionIs it safe to use oilfield wastewater to irrigate crops? A food safety panel appointed earlier this year just finished a third round of tests on produce.
San Jose Looks At Going After Caltrans To Clean Up Freeway LitterLooking to get rid of trash piling up along freeways, San Jose city leaders consider going after Caltrans to keep roadsides clean.
Lake Tahoe Underwater Researchers Unveil FindingsMembers of the Undersea Voyager Project have made 58 submersible dives and 33 scuba dives in Lake Tahoe and Fallen Leaf Lake to train for an upcoming circling of the world's oceans.
House Approves $558M For California In Wide-Ranging Water BillThe House on Thursday passed a wide-ranging bill to authorize water projects across the country, including $558 million to provide relief to drought-stricken California.
Tiny Pests Causing Billion Dollar Problems For America's ForestsTiny pests could spell big trouble for America’s forests.
California's Booming Mosquito Population Puts Public At Increasing RiskIf you think you’re seeing more mosquitoes these days, you’re right. A new study from UC Santa Cruz shows the mosquito population in our state is growing at an astonishing rate.
Warming To Triple Downpours In U.S., Study FindsExtreme downpours will happen nearly three times as often in the United States by the end of the century, according to a new study
Easement Denied For Dakota Access Oil Pipeline By Army Corps Of EngineersThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.
California Drought Conservation Measures Could Be PermanentCalifornia water agencies have drawn up plans to keep drought conservation measures in place permanently.
Abalone Decline Could Mean Shorter Season, New Regulations For DiversThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife is proposing to lower the allowable abalone catch and shorten the season.
Malibu Woman Claims Mountain Lion Terrorizing Her Ranch, Killing AnimalsUnder pressure from wildlife advocates, a Southern California rancher is changing her approach to a mountain lion that she claims is terrorizing her.