Tuesday, April 12, 2016

One Nation

Meet the farmer who's preparing for climate change

The April 20 event, hosted by The Desert Sun and the USA TODAY NETWORK, will bring together scientists, policymakers, artists and others to discuss climate change and what can be done to address it. PALM SPRINGS DESERT SUN

Desert Sun

Palm Springs Desert Sun

Don Cameron expects farmers will see some of the biggest effects as the climate changes, and he says growers need to take proactive steps to prepare. For 35 years, Cameron has served as the vice president and general manager of Terranova Ranch near Fresno. He is one of several featured speakers at next week's One Nation: Climate Change forum in Rancho Mirage.

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Feds will probe state spending on Delta tunnels

San Francisco Chronicle

The Interior Department's inspector general has opened an investigation into possible funding irregularities involving the proposed Delta tunnels. The decision came after a nonprofit filed a complaint alleging that federal money intended to go for fish and wildlife was spent instead on planning for the tunnels.

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MWD signs $175 million deal to buy Delta islands

Sacramento Bee

The powerful Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is broadening its reach by purchasing $175 million worth of real estate in the hub of California’s water delivery network: the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. It represents the most concrete step to date in a controversial deal that has been in the works since fall.

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