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Storing Water for the Environment

By Sarah Null, Jeffrey Mount, Brian Gray, Kristen Dybala ...

... the problem of “orphaned shares,” where responsible parties no longer exist (such as the impact of 19th-century gold mining on freshwater ecosystems).


Police Use of Force and Misconduct in California

By Deepak Premkumar, Alexandria Gumbs, Shannon McConville, Renee Hsia

Nearly 200 Californians die each year in police encounters. Amid growing concern over civilian deaths and racial injustice, we examine what the existing ...

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How Will the Coronavirus Affect California’s Economy?

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune

Mar 20, 2020 ... ... arts, entertainment, and recreation; administrative and support services, especially employment services; mining and oil/gas extraction; ...

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Learning the Language of Groundwater

By Lori Pottinger

Jun 18, 2019 ... Overdraft: When groundwater extraction exceeds what is being replenished (also called “groundwater mining”). Its repercussions can include ...

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California’s Water Quality Challenges

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle

Some contaminants come from past activities, such as mercury from mining, but many sources of pollution are ongoing. Additional pollutants continue to be ...

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Drought Watch: Groundwater, Our Hidden Asset

By Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount

May 27, 2014 ... Instead, we are “mining” groundwater, treating it like oil and gas, extracting it as if it was a non-renewable resource never to be replaced ...

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Californians Galvanized By Energy Crisis

... to 44%) to say that expanding exploration, mining, and drilling, and new power plant construction should be the most important U.S. energy priority.