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Aquafornia news Bureau of Reclamation

News Release: Reclamation announces meetings on Shasta Dam fish project

The Bureau of Reclamation will hold two public scoping meetings to gather information from other agencies, interested parties, and the public on the scope of alternatives for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Shasta Dam Fish Passage Evaluation (SDFPE) project.

Aquafornia news The New York Times

Michigan official is charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint water crisis

The head of the Michigan’s Health Department has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with Flint’s tainted water crisis, court documents filed on Tuesday showed.

Aquafornia news Brookings Institution

The next energy revolution: The promise and peril of high-tech innovation

Over the past decade, innovation has upended the energy industry. First came the shale revolution. Starting around 2005, companies began to unlock massive new supplies of natural gas, and then oil, from shale basins, thanks to two new technologies: horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (or fracking).

Aquafornia news The San Diego Union-Tribune

Eco donors give Scripps $100,000 to check health of Palau’s beloved coral reefs

The wondrous coral reefs of Palau are about to get a health check by scientists from UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography, during a visit partly underwritten by an unusual gift from donors.

Aquafornia news Associated Press

Coast Guard ship will linger in century-old watery grave

On the 100th anniversary of the vessel’s June 13, 1917, disappearance, the Coast Guard announced Tuesday that it found the shipwreck – not far from where it went down. And officials plan to leave it there.

Aquafornia news Circle of Blue

Mindful of water scarcity, cost, and pollution, Tamil Nadu turns to sun and wind power

Before he agreed to serve as minister of state and take command of his country’s mammoth energy production and distribution sector, Piyush Goyal developed one of India’s most spirited political careers. 

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Happy Holidays From Aquafornia!

Dear Aquafornia readers,

Thanks for being avid readers of Aquafornia in 2016!

Aquafornia is off for the holidays but will return with a full slate of water news on Jan. 3, 2017.

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Happy Cesar Chavez Day From Aquafornia!

Dear Aquafornia readers,

Aquafornia is taking off the state holiday today that honors Cesar Chavez.

We will be back on Friday with a full slate of water news.

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