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February 14, 2023
Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order Addressing the State’s Water Supplies

After a long stretch of drought in 2020 and 2021 followed by a surge in rainfall in early 2023, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order on Feb. 13, 2023 to protect the state’s water supplies from the impacts of extreme weather. In this executive order, Newsom calls for a need to adapt to … Read More

January 25, 2023
The water supply crisis is devastating California’s farms. It’s time for a crisis-level response.

Editor’s note: This opinion piece was first published Dec. 1 in The Bakersfield Californian. Reprinted with permission.   For decades, California has been paralyzed, prevented from securing an adequate water supply by endless debate, red tape and litigation over where, how, and even if the state should create more water supply infrastructure. In the last … Read More

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