Monthly Archives: March 2007

Flood Protection Leadership

We assume this emerging leadership around flood issues will soon extend to developing a long-range plan for reaching the gold standard of flood protection (appropriate for the gateway to the gold fields) of a 500 year level of flood projection … Continue reading

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Announcement: Folsom Dam Study released

Folsom Dam safety study released– Bee Metro StaffPublished 12:00 am PDT Saturday, March 31, 2007 The final environmental study for a federal project to improve the safety of Folsom Dam and reduce the potential for flood damage has been released. … Continue reading

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Clean Parkway

One assumes the railroad, with a very long and important history in our region, is as concerned with the needs of the community to restore the Parkway to its previous state as they are about restoring their profit margins; and … Continue reading

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Shrinking Farmland

As more of our agriculture moves overseas and houses fill in once-cultivated farm land, third world incomes rise (a good thing) and California gets more people which, depending on one’s perspective, is also a good thing. 3/29/2007 6:00:00 AM California’s … Continue reading

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China Drought, Impact Here?

I wonder what impact the drought in China, given the flow of weather, can predict for us, already showing a very skimpy snow pack. China Drought Threatens Water Supply for MillionsCHINA: March 29, 2007 BEIJING – A prolonged drought over … Continue reading

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Klamath Dam Removal

Good analysis of the issues involved in dam removal including replacing the hydro power lost, and salmon protection. Analysis: Suit adds twist to Klamath damsBy HIL ANDERSONUPI Correspondent LOS ANGELES, March 30 (UPI) — A California environmental group this week … Continue reading

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Hetch Hetchy

When you can accomplish something, like the removal of Hetch Hetchy, without costing water or power loss, and restoring one of the most beautiful valleys in the country, it isn’t a matter of should we do it, but when do … Continue reading

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