Water & the Environment

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August 4, 2020

Protecting California rangeland provides $1 billion in ecosystem services annually, according to

Should Farmers Meter Their Wells Now for SGMA?

June 29, 2020

Prepping for SGMA Regulations By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor With the Sustainable Groundwater

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Governor Newsom Gets Letter from Congress

April 8, 2020

Statement on Congressional Letter to Governor Newsom on Incidental Take

More Surface Water For Farmers

March 17, 2020

The Need for More Water South of the Delta By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor With the initial

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Feds Initial Allocation is only 15 Percent

February 25, 2020

Westlands Water District Statement on 2020 Initial

List of SGMA GSAs and GSPs

November 5, 2019

  SGMA Update GSAs Must Develop GSPs By Don Wright, California Ag Today Contributor SGMA

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Any New Biological Opinions Will Get Review by CA Congress Reps

October 24, 2019

California Members Release Statement on Updated Biological Opinions for Central Valley

New Water Year Brings Surplus!

October 14, 2019

Surplus for New Water Year Will Help Farmers in 2020 By Patrick Cavanaugh, Editor The Oct. 1 new

Seeking a Better Understanding Regarding Cannabis Production

October 7, 2019

Survey Helps UC  Understand Cannabis Production Challenges in State By Patrick Cavanaugh,

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Raising Shasta Dam Hit’s Snag

October 1, 2019

Termination of Shasta Dam Raise CEQA

Fight Against SB1

September 16, 2019

Contact your Assemblymember and State

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Action Needed to Amend SB1

September 4, 2019

Urge your Representatives to AMEND SB 1 From California Citrus Mutual This week the Assembly will

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SB1… Fix It or Nix It

August 13, 2019

California Water Alliance Opinion on SB1 By William Bourdeau, Chair, California Water

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SB 1 Is the Same Bad Legislation in a New Dress

August 11, 2019

SB 1: Bad legislation is bad legislation Opinion From GVwire By Bill McEwen It doesn’t matter

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Abnormal Weather, Temperatures, and Pests

July 25, 2019

A Year of Unusual Weather Affects Vegetable Crops By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor A year

Put Your Public Water Outreach Programs on Steroids

July 22, 2019

Water Storage Projects are Essential To Counter Inconsistent Wet Weather By Stephen Baker,

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Pesticide Air Monitoring Shows Low Numbers

July 18, 2019

2018 Air Monitoring Shows Most Pesticides Below Health Screening Levels News

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Preparing for SGMA — The Time is Now

July 11, 2019

It's Time to Manage Your Water Assets By Mikenzi Meyers, Associate Editor It’s time for growers

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Friant Water Blueprint Focused on Counties South of Delta

July 1, 2019

Blueprint Will Help Deliver Message for More Water By Jessica Theisman, Associate Editor An

Commentary on Water Issues from Families Protecting The Valley

June 26, 2019

Unintended Consequences By Families Protecting The Valley As Californians endured the drought,