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3 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
Homeowners associations can no longer fine residents who fail to water their lawns during droughts under legislation sponsored by a San Jose lawmaker.
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7 hrs ago | Russia Taday
California is shutting down 11 oil and gas wastewater injection sites and reviewing over 100 others in the state's drought-ravaged Central Valley as officials fear companies have pumped toxic fracking fluids into needed drinking water aquifers.
11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Military chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha said he was worried about possible drought this year, but still had hope the monsoon season will replenish evaporating supplies of usable water.
16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
A couple strolls with their dog along a dusty shoreline that is usually under water at Huntington Lake on July 10. Water is at the lowest level that many in the tiny High Sierra community in Fresno County can remember.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2100 on Monday. The legislation enshrines into law the governor's order in April prohibiting homeowner associations from penalizing residents who conserve water in a declared drought.
It's about to get more difficult to go unnoticed if your sprinklers are watering the street more than your lawn.
Researchers at Oklahoma State say the eastern red cedar is not just a fire hazard and an allergy problem, but it's also drinking up Oklahoma's water supply.
Tennant: 1920s-30s drought damages land, man and beast Columnist: Dry conditions in 1920s and '30s dried up local lush qualities.
Curt Pate will demonstrate the low-stress techniques on Aug. 13 at the Buffalo County fairgrounds, on the second day of the two-day conference in Kearney.
"I lived here for almost 30 years and I've never seen it this bad and it's getting worse and worse and I think everyone should be doing something about it," said Michael Korte.
Jamaica's environment minister says a serious drought is intensifying on the Caribbean island with water supply systems already well below normal.
For years, dams have been one of California's main sources of clean energy, generating power without spewing greenhouse gases into the air.
Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would encompass an area larger than West Virginia.
This time of year, May Vu's farm in Sanger should be carpeted with blooming flowers and a bounty of vegetables.
Rumors drifted across the parched Central Valley that a bidding war for water might push auction prices as high as $3,000 an acre-foot, up from $60 in a normal year.
As much as it pains me to interrupt my non-stop tanning and surfing, it becomes necessary to take a moment to respond to a budding movement that would accomplish the previously unthinkable: break California up into six states.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 08:19 pm
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