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  • Setting Times stories to music: From Isaac Hayes to Radiohead

    Setting Times stories to music: From Isaac Hayes to Radiohead
    This week, two images of California in drought have gotten lodged in my brain. The first is the photograph above, from Friday’s heartbreaking Great Read about a pistachio farmer’s dying dreams, and a tree he named Survivor. Writer Diana...
  • Intersex fish found in 3 Pennsylvania river basins

    Intersex fish found in 3 Pennsylvania river basins
    Male fish carrying eggs – intersex fish – have been found in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna, Delaware and Ohio river basins, a sign that the water may be tainted with chemicals, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The research found that...
  • Local water supply 'surpasses standards'

    As part of a pilot program this year, the Mesa Water District recently released its annual water quality report online. The 2014 report details testing and safety standards for the district's water in 2013. It also breaks down how much of any given...
  • Everglades restoration efforts falling short, scientists say

    MIAMI Restoration work to repair Florida's ailing Everglades does not adequately address risks from climate change and rising seas, a comprehensive update by a panel of scientists said Friday. The assessment by the National Resource Council, mandated...
  • Letter: Bert Ring didn't water down his message

    Bert Ring does it again! His weekend cartoon cuts to the chase: Our state is in a serious drought, the city has been asking residents and businesses alike to curb their water use, and yet high rises continue to pop up throughout the city. Ring's cartoon...
  • Southland falls short of achieving 20% voluntary cut in water use

    Southland falls short of achieving 20% voluntary cut in water use
    Southern Californians have fallen far short of achieving the 20% voluntary cut in water use sought by Gov. Jerry Brown in the face of the deep drought afflicting every corner of the state. A recent statewide survey found that urban water use in...
  • 1976 California drought

     
    Dan Lemons, manager of Ranchita Oaks Ranch and Vineyards northeast of Paso Robles runs dirt through his fingers from a field too parched by the California drought to grow crops....
  • What does drought-stricken California need? A water bond.

    What does drought-stricken California need? A water bond.
    Los Angeles has begun a historic drive to decrease its dependence on imported water. The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, the state's precarious water switching station and the key to the survival not only of salmon and other threatened species but...
  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Outline sheds new light on Brown's $6-billion water bond plan

    Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal for a pared-down $6-billion water bond would include $1.5 billion for water quality projects such as groundwater cleanup and $1.5 billion for watershed protection, according to an outline provided to stakeholders. An...
  • Big Sugar should pay cleanup costs

    Leaders of Florida's sugar companies, responding to Andy Reid's recent story about taxpayers shouldering the costs of cleaning up the Everglades, objected to my description of the "ugly" legislative process that led to Gov. Rick Scott's signing of HB 7065...