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Around the Nation
4:29 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

California's Ongoing Drought Hits Water Recreation Businesses

Originally published on Fri April 3, 2015 6:42 pm

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Environment
6:32 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

California Water Experts Explore How To 'Live With' Long-Term Drought

Originally published on Fri April 3, 2015 6:04 pm

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Environment
5:03 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

California Governor Announces First Ever Mandatory Water Restrictions

Originally published on Wed April 1, 2015 8:00 pm

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The Salt
10:28 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Scary Times For California Farmers As Snowpack Hits Record Lows

Dry, cracked earth is visible on a cantaloupe farm near Firebaugh, Calif., last August. Record-low snowpack levels in the Sierra Nevada mean most Central California farmers will face another year without water from the federal Central Valley Project.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

Originally published on Wed April 1, 2015 6:23 pm

The water outlook in drought-racked California just got a lot worse: Snowpack levels across the entire Sierra Nevada are now the lowest in recorded history — just 6 percent of the long-term average. That shatters the previous low record on this date of 25 percent, set in 1977 and again last year.

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Around the Nation
6:23 am
Wed April 1, 2015

Minimal Sierra Nevada Snowpack Will Not Ease California's Drought

Originally published on Sat April 4, 2015 5:24 pm

The latest figures on the California drought are expected to be released on Wednesday. The state's snowpack, a major source of water for the rest of the year, is at the lowest level on record.

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Environment
4:46 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

U.S. Announces Target To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Originally published on Tue March 31, 2015 9:00 pm

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The Two-Way
11:52 am
Tue March 31, 2015

U.S. Promises To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Up To 28 Percent By 2025

President Obama, seen here inspecting solar panels on the roof of the Department of Energy, has submitted a U.S. pledge to reduce greenhouse gases.
Kevin Lamarque Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Tue March 31, 2015 7:57 pm

The Obama administration is pledging that the U.S. will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent of 2005 levels over the next 10 years. The new target was submitted today to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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Business
4:58 am
Tue March 31, 2015

With 'Single-Stream' Recycling, Convenience Comes At A Cost

At Resource Management's materials recovery facility, workers pull plastic bags, other trash and large pieces of cardboard off the conveyor belts before the mixed single-stream recyclables enter the sorting machines.
Véronique LaCapra St. Louis Public Radio

Originally published on Fri April 3, 2015 3:30 pm

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Around the Nation
5:34 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Specialists Monitor Conditions To Predict Northwest's Water Supply

Originally published on Mon March 30, 2015 7:33 am

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Environment
5:24 pm
Sat March 28, 2015

What Is The Mystery Goo That Killed Seabirds In The Bay Area?

Originally published on Wed April 8, 2015 4:10 pm

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