Rep. Devin Nunes, the Republican congressman from Tulare who’s been at the center of a political firestorm in Washington, D.C., is scheduled to address water issues at a meeting of agricultural lenders Friday in Fresno. … Nunes is one of 13 co-sponsors of H.R. 23, a water bill offered in January by Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford. Original article Source:… Read More

Speaking at California’s 44th annual “state of the fisheries” forum at the State Capitol on Wednesday, North Coast Sen. Mike McGuire and other state officials conveyed a dire future as the state experiences its lowest forecast salmon return on record and continuing poor ocean conditions. Original article Source: California Water News feed… Read More

The Wildflower Trail at Diamond Valley Lake near Hemet has been so popular, it has been temporarily closed. As some hikers have been getting too close the blooms, Metropolitan Water District, which operates the trail near the massive drinking-water reservoir, closed the trail Wednesday, March 29, and will reopen it at sunrise Friday, March 31.… Read More

The Trump Administration on Wednesday denied a petition by environmental groups that sought to ban a common pesticide used on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops, reversing a push by the Obama administration to revoke all uses of the pesticide on food after a government review concluded it could harm children’s brains. Original article… Read More

ANN ARBOR, Mich. and SHANIKO, Ore. – NSF International, a global public health organization, has certified Imperial Stock Ranch as the first U.S.-based farm to Textile Exchange’s Responsible Wool Standard (RWS). This voluntary global standard demonstrates that a ranch or farm practices the highest levels of animal welfare and land… Read More Source: NSF New… Read More