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    May 29 2014

    Sustainable Groundwater Management Workshop, Part 2 of 3: ACWA presents their proposal

    Last month, the Brown Administration held the second of two workshops to gather input on possible groundwater legislation to heard proposals from organizations for the key elements and statutory changes needed for sustainable groundwater management. In this second installment of coverage from the workshop, Tim Quinn, Executive Director of the Association of California Water Agencies …

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    May 28 2014

    Sustainable Groundwater Management Workshop, Part 1 of 3: The California Water Foundation presents their proposal

    Last month, the Brown Administration held the second of two workshops to gather input on possible groundwater legislation to heard proposals from organizations for the key elements and statutory changes needed for sustainable groundwater management. Karen Ross, Secretary of the Department of Food and Agriculture opened the workshop with some introductory remarks.  “In some regions, …

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    Feb 19 2014

    Organizations and legislators react to Governor’s drought legislation

    Today, Governor Jerry Brown announced legislation to provide $687.4 million to support drought relief efforts.  Here are what organizations and legislators are saying about the proposed legislation, listed in alphabetical order: From the California Water Foundation, this statement by Lester Snow: “Fast tracking funding for local water supply projects is one of the few things …

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    Feb 19 2014

    Governor Brown, Legislative Leaders Announce Emergency Drought Legislation

    From the Office of the Governor: “With California experiencing its worst water shortage crisis in modern history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez to announce legislation to immediately help communities deal with the devastating dry conditions affecting our state and provide funding …

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    Sep 15 2013

    State and Federal legislation update: State legislature punts to 2014, House version of WRDA bill introduced

    The State Legislature has adjourned for the year, punting the water bond, CEQA reform and the possible move of the drinking water program until after they return in January.  Meanwhile in Washington, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster has introduced his version of the Water Resources Development Act which is scheduled to be voted …

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