California Publications

California Currents - Summer 2016

California Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

June 3, 2016

In this issue: Cast your vote for clean water; Standing up to Big Oil; Still in the Pits; Legislative priorities; and more

Buyer Beware

March 30, 2016

Buyer Beware set out to analyze the interior coatings and lids of nearly 200 canned foods collected in 19 states and one Canadian province to determine whether the use of bisphenol A (BPA) continues to be widespread among major national brands and retailers of canned foods.

Still In the Pits

Still in the Pits: Oil and Gas Wastewater Disposal in California

March 7, 2016

The disposal of oil and gas wastewater into open and unlined pits puts drinking water at risk, pollutes the air and harms health. California regulators have allowed hundreds of unregulated pits to operate with little oversight. It's time to get California out of the pits and end this disposal method.

California Currents - Fall 2015

November 3, 2015

In this issue: Celebrating 25 Years in California!, Going “Old School” at Bishop O’Dowd, Thank you AVEDA!, Winning the War on Drugs (in Water), Real-Time: Community-Based Air Monitoring in Lost Hills

Collaborating For Success: Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainable Groudwater Management Act Implementation

Collaborating for Success: Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Implementation

July 29, 2015
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Executive Summary: In August 2014, the California Legislature passed the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), marking a fundamental shift in the management of water resources in California.

California Currents - Summer 2015

June 3, 2015

In this issue: Take Action on Groundwater:
 Make Information Public, Solving California’s Oil and Gas Wastewater Mess, Plastic Microbeads Should Not Be Fish Food, How to Save Water at Home, Historic Victory to Protect Our Water, Faces of Fracking