Monthly Archives: March 2018

Will Feds Change Water Policy in California?

We certainly hope so and this article from UC Berkeley’s California Magazine, though decrying the possibility, notes that it will probably happen, good news for the common sense approach to water policy. An excerpt. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recent … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Government, Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

California’s Dense Suburbs

Contrary to the narrative favored by environmentalists/urbanists, they are really dense, as this article from New Geography reports. An excerpt. Many observers think California urban areas are more geographically expansive (“lower density” or to use the pejorative term, more “sprawling”) … Continue reading

Posted in demographics

Expensive Train

California’s Bullet Train’s costs just soared some more, as the Los Angeles Times reports. An excerpt. The price of the California bullet train project jumped sharply Friday when the state rail authority announced that the cost of connecting Los Angeles … Continue reading

Posted in Transportation

Results of Removal of 700 Homeless from River Parkway in Orange County

Sad and tragic that people have to live like this and that our natural areas have to become so polluted and dangerous, as this story we’ve been following from the OC Register reports. In our area, a strategy helping the … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness

Hatcheries & Raising Salmon in Flooded Rice Fields

Good article from the Fisheries Blog. An excerpt. Recent research indicates that poor performance of hatchery fish may stem more from the their environmental experiences than from their genetics.  Some older theories that suggested that hatchery fish were just raised … Continue reading

Posted in Hatcheries

For the “You’re Kidding, Right?” File

California okays recycled sewage water for home taps, says the San Francisco Chronicle. An excerpt. Water that once coursed through city sewers may soon find new life coming out of your home faucet. New regulations approved Tuesday by the California … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Water

Article about ARPPS

Inside Publications published an interview with me about ARPPS on page 22 of the March Issue, available at    

Posted in ARPPS