Monthly Archives: April 2006

Rivers Flow, Sierra Snow

In this story from today’s Bee, it appears there will be room for the run-off from the spring snow melt in our rivers, but they will still be running high and fast, and the implications for the continued integrity of … Continue reading

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President’s Earth Day Visit

In this report from Pacific Research Institute yesterday, we have a nice wrap-up of the presidential visit to California this Earth Day, along with reminders of the progress we have made in cleaning up our air in California.Here is an … Continue reading

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Mandatory Flood Insurance, Part Five

In this editorial from today’s Bee, though defining the recent failure of the bill to require mandatory flood insurance as a failure of a particular party, may actually be a success of public service by understanding that the rationale doesn’t … Continue reading

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Two Rivers Trail Moves Forward

This story from today’s Bee is a wonderful example of the strengthening of the American River Parkway, key to our mission, by the Sacramento City Council moving forward on the long planned Two Rivers Trail, on the south side of … Continue reading

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Rancho Cordova Parkway Planning, Part Three

In this story from today’s Bee we learn that the request by Rancho Cordova, made through their state senator, to have a say in the governance of the Parkway, of which approximately 25% is within their city limits, has been … Continue reading

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Mandatory Flood Insurance, Part Four

In this story from today’s Bee we learn that the mandatory flood insurance bill, not a good idea to begin with, died in committee. While the legislator’s intention to impose some financial protection for citizens who suffer from flooding was … Continue reading

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2006 Index of Leading Environmental Indicators

This annual report is an overview of what has happened in the environmental world over the past year, from the Pacific Research Institute. Here is an excerpt from the Introduction.2006 INDEX OF LEADING ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORS:The Nature and Sources of Ecological … Continue reading

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