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Santa Clara Valley Water District rejects Jerry Brown’s twin Delta tunnels plan

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Thu, 10/19/2017 (All day)

In a landmark vote closely watched across California, Silicon Valley’s largest water agency on Tuesday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s $17 billion plan to build two giant tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

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Controversial Cadiz water pipeline gets OK from federal government

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Thu, 10/19/2017 (All day)

In an about-face, the federal government has given Cadiz Inc. the go-ahead to lay a pipeline for its proposed desert water project in an existing railroad right-of-way.

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When The Air In Your Home Is More Polluted Than Outside

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Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

I never knew that indoor air quality could be an issue until I moved to New York City from Northern California in 2009.

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Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions

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Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

Every morning is filled with anxiety in this hardscrabble town so intertwined with the fortunes of its hulking coal power plant that a drawing of the facility is emblazoned on the community’s police force emblem.

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Porter Ranch residents exposed to Aliso Canyon gas leak have uranium, lithium and other chemicals in their bodies

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Tue, 10/17/2017 (All day)

High levels of uranium, lithium and a synthetic chemical used to make plastics were present in the urine and hair samples of residents who live near the site of the massive 2015 Aliso Canyon natural gas leak, according to results released Saturday by a local physician.