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Ag Today Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brown, Legislature to unveil $1 billion drought aid package [Contra Costa Times] SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday introduced a $1 billion package of emergency drought legislation aimed at helping Californians cope with a stretch of bone-dry weather that's starting to feel endless. But more than half the money -- $660 million -- is dedicated to flood control projects that will do little to nothing to mitigate the drought, which is entering its fourth year in California….The legislation will also include funding for safe drinking water, water conservation projects and food for farm workers and others...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brown, Legislature to unveil $1 billion drought aid package [Contra Costa Times] SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday introduced a $1 billion package of emergency drought legislation aimed at helping Californians cope with a stretch of bone-dry weather that's starting to feel endless. But more than half the money -- $660 million -- is dedicated to flood control projects that will do little to nothing to mitigate the drought, which is entering its fourth year in California….The legislation will also include funding for safe drinking water, water conservation projects and food for farm workers and others...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brown, Legislature to unveil $1 billion drought aid package [Contra Costa Times] SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday introduced a $1 billion package of emergency drought legislation aimed at helping Californians cope with a stretch of bone-dry weather that's starting to feel endless. But more than half the money -- $660 million -- is dedicated to flood control projects that will do little to nothing to mitigate the drought, which is entering its fourth year in California….The legislation will also include funding for safe drinking water, water conservation projects and food for farm workers and others...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brown, Legislature to unveil $1 billion drought aid package [Contra Costa Times] SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday introduced a $1 billion package of emergency drought legislation aimed at helping Californians cope with a stretch of bone-dry weather that's starting to feel endless. But more than half the money -- $660 million -- is dedicated to flood control projects that will do little to nothing to mitigate the drought, which is entering its fourth year in California….The legislation will also include funding for safe drinking water, water conservation projects and food for farm workers and others...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brown, Legislature to unveil $1 billion drought aid package [Contra Costa Times] SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday introduced a $1 billion package of emergency drought legislation aimed at helping Californians cope with a stretch of bone-dry weather that's starting to feel endless. But more than half the money -- $660 million -- is dedicated to flood control projects that will do little to nothing to mitigate the drought, which is entering its fourth year in California….The legislation will also include funding for safe drinking water, water conservation projects and food for farm workers and others...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 19, 2015

Brown, Legislature to unveil $1 billion drought aid package [Contra Costa Times] SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday introduced a $1 billion package of emergency drought legislation aimed at helping Californians cope with a stretch of bone-dry weather that's starting to feel endless. But more than half the money -- $660 million -- is dedicated to flood control projects that will do little to nothing to mitigate the drought, which is entering its fourth year in California….The legislation will also include funding for safe drinking water, water conservation projects and food for farm workers and others...

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Ag Today Wednesday, March 18, 2015

California restricts yard watering as drought persists [Sacramento Bee] California regulators on Tuesday ordered every water agency in the state to restrict how often customers can water their landscaping, an unprecedented move that marks another milestone in the severe and ongoing drought. The decision was adopted unanimously by the State Water Resources Control Board and will take effect in about 45 days. Officials at the water board said it is the first time any state in the nation has imposed an emergency water conservation requirement on every local water agency within its borders….At the same meeting, state and federal water...

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Ag Today Wednesday, March 18, 2015

California restricts yard watering as drought persists [Sacramento Bee] California regulators on Tuesday ordered every water agency in the state to restrict how often customers can water their landscaping, an unprecedented move that marks another milestone in the severe and ongoing drought. The decision was adopted unanimously by the State Water Resources Control Board and will take effect in about 45 days. Officials at the water board said it is the first time any state in the nation has imposed an emergency water conservation requirement on every local water agency within its borders….At the same meeting, state and federal water...

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Ag Today Wednesday, March 18, 2015

California restricts yard watering as drought persists [Sacramento Bee] California regulators on Tuesday ordered every water agency in the state to restrict how often customers can water their landscaping, an unprecedented move that marks another milestone in the severe and ongoing drought. The decision was adopted unanimously by the State Water Resources Control Board and will take effect in about 45 days. Officials at the water board said it is the first time any state in the nation has imposed an emergency water conservation requirement on every local water agency within its borders….At the same meeting, state and federal water...

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Ag Today Wednesday, March 18, 2015

California restricts yard watering as drought persists [Sacramento Bee] California regulators on Tuesday ordered every water agency in the state to restrict how often customers can water their landscaping, an unprecedented move that marks another milestone in the severe and ongoing drought. The decision was adopted unanimously by the State Water Resources Control Board and will take effect in about 45 days. Officials at the water board said it is the first time any state in the nation has imposed an emergency water conservation requirement on every local water agency within its borders….At the same meeting, state and federal water...

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