Header Image - Green4All Blog

On one of Oregon’s wildest rivers, mining protections lapse

by g4allblog 0 Comments

In tight, deep canyons and past tree-trimmed sandbars, the Chetco River runs nearly 56 miles from a remote area of southern Oregon’s coastal mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Many of the river’s miles lie in stretches of national forest crossed by few roads or inside the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, accessible only by a steep walk.

Source: California Water News feed

Source: Water Industry News

Blog: Colorado River shortage looming because Lower Basin is using too much water

by g4allblog 0 Comments

Today’s [Aug. 15] release of the Bureau of Reclamation’s August 24-month study is what in my old newspaper days we would have called “a  great news peg”. It’s been clear for a while that we’ll likely have a first-ever federal shortage declaration in the Lower Colorado River Basin in 2020, and that chance is growing. But in the interests of never letting a good Colorado River shortage news peg go unused….

Source: California Water News feed

Source: Water Industry News

Tulare County sheriff deputies, local agencies clean up Tule River

by g4allblog 0 Comments

Over the weekend, sheriff’s deputies with help from California Highway Patrol, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the U.S. Forest Service held a “proactive enforcement detail” in the Tule Canyon area located east of Springville on Highway 190 — between Springville and Camp Nelson in Giant Sequoia National Monument. 

Source: California Water News feed

Source: Water Industry News

Why California’s largest fire in history is so difficult to contain

by g4allblog 0 Comments

Conditions have been ripe for the erratic fire behavior that has led to explosive growth of the Ranch fire, which along with the River fire makes up the 364,145-acre Mendocino Complex. The days are so hot and dry that whatever gains firefighters see overnight when the humidity goes up quickly fade when the sun hits the fuels and sucks the moisture out.

Source: California Water News feed

Source: Water Industry News