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Spoiled Parks | New Reports Spotlight Threat of Trump’s Expanded Offshore Drilling

Spoiled Parks | New Reports Spotlight Threat of Trump’s Expanded Offshore Drilling

The Trump Administration’s widely criticized plan to expand offshore drilling along virtually all of America’s East Coast, Pacific Coast, Eastern Gulf and Alaska waters imperils 68 national parks, national seashore areas and national monuments in 18 states, according to a report issued today by the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).  The […]

Increasing Water Supply Must Balance Conservation Measures

Increasing Water Supply Must Balance Conservation Measures

By Ed Ring . In a recent commentary tax fighter Jon Coupal exposed one of the hidden agendas behind recently Senate Constitutional Amendment 4 recently introduced in the California Legislature. Coupal writes: “They wish to charge those water users they perceive as “bad” more per gallon than those users they perceive as “good.” The beauty of […]

Conservation – not  more control

Conservation – not  more control

By Paul Driessen Collusive lawsuits helped control more US lands. Congress must repeal and replace the ESA. President Obama’s parting edicts betrayed Israel and commuted prison sentences for terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera and traitor Bradley/Chelsea Manning. Another abused the Antiquities Act yet again, by banning economic use on an additional 1.7 million acres in Utah, where […]

Annoucement: Camarillo Public Hearing – Water Conservation Program

Annoucement: Camarillo Public Hearing – Water Conservation Program

By Staff

Keep Gardens Growing During July—Southern California’s Driest Month of the Year

Keep Gardens Growing During July—Southern California’s Driest Month of the Year

Rainfall has been at a premium in southern California and with July traditionally the driest month of the year, gardeners must take extra care to keep their gardens growing and landscapes looking their best, says Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more than 50 California cities. Deep […]

State Water Board Nixes Flawed “One Size Fits All” Conservation Mandates

State Water Board Nixes Flawed “One Size Fits All” Conservation Mandates

On May 18, 2016, the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) adopted new emergency conservation regulations that repeal and replace its prior drought regulations. The new regulations, which are effective from June 2016 through January of 2017, now allow local agencies to develop conservation standards based upon their unique circumstances. These new […]

Executive Order Aims to Make Water Conservation a Way of Life in California

Executive Order Aims to Make Water Conservation a Way of Life in California

SACRAMENTO – Moving to bolster California’s climate and drought resilience, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order that builds on temporary statewide emergency water restrictions to establish longer-term water conservation measures, including permanent monthly water use reporting, new permanent water use standards in California communities and bans on clearly wasteful practices such […]

City of Ventura accepts the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, April 1 – 30

City of Ventura accepts the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, April 1 – 30

Cities Begin Nationwide Competition for Most Water-Wise Title in April; Residents from over 3,900 cites expected to compete and Ventura has its eye on the prize! In 2015, the city of Ventura took second place for the top-ranked city in the 100,000 – 299,999 population standings. El Niño has not delivered on its anticipated weather […]

CA Republicans to push immigration reform

CA Republicans to push immigration reform

CA drought brings fines, shaming

CA drought brings fines, shaming

. After a wave of new rules, regulations and crackdowns, many water-conserving Californians have evaded formal and informal punishment. With no end in sight, however, others have begun to face both forms of penalties. The mood of the public and officials alike has tilted hard against outsized consumers. Although “water providers such as the Los Angeles Department of […]

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