Drought fixes shouldn't ignore fish and wildlife, groups argue
With the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee preparing to dig into a series of hot-button Western drought proposals this morning, a coalition of conservation groups yesterday put their asks on the table.
Key Calif. reservoirs only 24% full -- report
California's Central Valley Project has significantly lower reservoirs than it did last fall because of the drought, the federal Bureau of Reclamation said yesterday.
Farmland subsidence accelerates as wells work overtime
Land in part of California's Central Valley continues sinking as people there pump groundwater during a prolonged drought.