WEEKLY DIGEST for February 4 through 9

A list of posts published on Maven’s Notebook this week …

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In water news this week from around the web …

WEEKEND DAILY DIGEST: State slashes benefit claims of projects seeking Prop 1 water storage money; New frontiers await groundwater recharge projects; Mudslides took out Montecito’s water supply. SLO crews hiked 14 miles to fix it; Water, water everywhere can’t quell a Western drought; Bills would make it easier for states to fund infrastructure; Feds say Arizona’s CAP district illegally favoring development over tribes; and more … READ IT HERE: Weekend Daily Digest

MONDAY: California bakes as winter temperatures set new records across the state; Winter warmth and dryness persists – due to ridge, redux; Document reveals Zinke’s ambitious timeline for Interior reorganization; Four climate questions for Trump on infrastructure; Scalpel or machete? A look at how the White House wants to cut back the environmental review process; Oroville panel wants written assurances about spillway boat ramp replacement; How to create enough ‘new’ water for a city of 474,000; and more … READ IT HERE: Monday’s Daily Digest

TUESDAY: What’s the chance for a ‘normal’ rain year now? Grim, if history is a gauge; Robotics, artificial intelligence make headway in the water industry; Locals seeking more than $27 million from DWR in lawsuit; Memo shows seven state-operated dams need a closer look in wake of Oroville Dam incident; Time to fight fires with fire, watchdog group says; A Central Valley farming tycoon seemed to weather the drought. But how did he do it?; Could oil firms be forced to pay for climate change? California cities hope so; Congress wants ‘resilient’ rebuilding. What does that mean?;Floods are getting worse, and 2500 chemical waste sites lie in the water’s path; Scott Pruitt pushes back on finding that would restrict pesticide’s use to protect fish; and more …  READ IT HERE: Tuesday’s Daily Digest

WEDNESDAY: No more delay on tunnel hearings; Federal government unsure whether it will pay for Oroville Dam spillway repairs; Sites Authority has work to do in its pitch for Prop 1 funding; After 60 years, Chinook salmon spawn in the San Joaquin River; Lessons learned from the devastating North State fires; California among the states challenging Trump delay of the Clean Water Rule; and more …  READ IT HERE:  Wednesday’s Daily Digest

THURSDAY: It’s official: The $16 billion Delta tunnels will be scaled back to a single tunnel — for now; Governor Jerry Brown officially downsizes Delta tunnels plan. But can he sell one tunnel?; Butte County DA files lawsuit against DWR over Oroville Dam environmental damage; Two Congressmen say its possible FEMA won’t pay full federal share for Oroville Dam repair; One year later: The crisis at Oroville Dam; Is California entering another drought? Experts answer your questions; California’s water savings dwindle when drought fears subside; Ventura County finds wild birds protect flood structures better than poisons; The Nunes memo made this congressman a national name. But his California district cares about water, not Russia; and more …  READ IT HERE:  Thursday’s Daily Digest

FRIDAY: Brown tried to smooth the way for the Delta project. All he got was more friction; After resistance from local water districts to Jerry Brown’s two-tunnel project, the plan could be pared down to just one; How dry is this winter? Sierra snowpack on pace to shatter record low of 2015; ‘Ridiculously Resilient Ridge’, climate change, and the future of California’s water; La Nina is on the way out. What does that mean for California?; Invasive rodent that can grow to a meter long threatens California wetlands; UC Davis’s Jay Lund elected to National Academy of Engineering; Suit seeks up to $51 billion from DWR for discharge of Oroville debris; Wilk: Water storage projects stymied by convoluted process; EPA, Army put brakes on WOTUS; Western Governors feel excluded by Interior Department shift; and more … READ IT HERE: Friday’s Daily Digest

 

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