Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Delta renewed

An SFEI guide to science-based ecological restoration

A Delta Renewed: A Guide to Science-Based Ecological Restoration
in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. SAN FRANCISCO ESTUARY INSTITUTE

SFEI

San Francisco Estuary Institute

On Nov. 14, the San Francisco Estuary Institute will release "A Delta Renewed — A Guide to Science-Based Ecological Restoration in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta." The report is intended to be a guide for resource managers, planners, local governments and other decision makers in the Bay-Delta. This is the final product in a series of reports developed over the past eight years that systematically examines the Delta landscape through a series of analyses.

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Drought worries rise, La Niña forecast re-emerges

San Francisco Chronicle & Los Angeles Times

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its annual winter weather outlook Thursday, predicting that a "weak" La Niña pattern is likely to influence conditions across the U.S. starting in late fall or early winter. The state's winter looks to come up dry, especially in Southern California.

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Toxic plume reaches El Cajon mobile home park

KPBS San Diego

State and county officials have a map that shows an underground plume of TCE stretching from a former aerospace firm in El Cajon for more than a mile toward the county airport. An area of high concentration also runs beneath a nearby elementary school. But the map also shows the plume flows beneath manufactured homes in a mobile home park adjacent to the school. No action and little testing have taken place there — until now.

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