Geology 300: Physical Geology

Geology 301: Physical Geology Lab

Geology 305: Earth Science

Geology 306: Earth Science Lab

 

Instructor: Arthur Reed

 

2014 Earth Sciences topics/events making news… ...with emphasis on California news

 

Remember the principles of the scientific method when evaluating news stories!

 

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·            December 2014

·         Sacto Valley’s powerhouse rice crop one step closer to cap and trade, 12-29-14

·        Lost California rangeland is said to pose greenhouse gas risk, 12-27-14

·        (blog) Ten Years After Indian Ocean Tsunami, 12-24-14

·        US oil rig count plummets 35 to 1,840, 12-27-14

·        UCD study finds next Napa earthquake could imperil Delta levees, 12-19-14

·        Texas Lawmaker Aims To Block City Fracking Bans, 12-19-14

·        Pumps dropped from Delta water tunnel plan, 12-19-14

·        Next Napa earthquake could be much bigger, scientists find, 12-19-14

·        New concerns about big quake fault, 12-14-14

·        Gov. Andrew Cuomo To Ban Fracking In New York State, 12-18-14

·        Bullet train's eventual link to L.A. rail system far from clear-cut, 12-13-14

·        California Water At Risk From Abandoned Sierra Nevada Mines, 12-8-14

·        (comment) Farmers must engage in new groundwater plans, 12-10-14

·        (blog) Could San Andreas destroy Hoover Dam, 12-10-14

·        San Andreas Fault slant may lessen quake shaking, study says, 12-11-14

·        New crude oil trains from Canada arrive in California, 12-9-14

·        More municipal bans on fracking pose setback to domestic energy boom, 12-7-14

·        L.A. mayor calls for earthquake retrofitting of bldgs 12-8-14

·        Gravity, water -- two key triggers for landslides, 12-10-14

·        Environmental group lawsuit targets offshore fracking in California, 12-5-14

·        Climate change won't dry up Southern California, study finds, 12-10-14

·        Causes of Calif. drought are natural, not man-made, study says, 12-8-14

·        State needs a behavioral shift in water use, 12-1-14

·        Potential landslide closes Hill Road at Lakeside Heights subdivision, 12-4-14

·        Entrepreneurs hope to make Cortex Composites ‘the Google of cement’ 12-4-14

·        Calif drought the worst in 1,200 years, new study says, 12-5-14

·        Bay Area can learn from Japan’s natural disaster precautions, 12-1-14

·        40 rescued from cars in mud slide near San Jacinto, 12-5-14

·        WMO says 2014 will be hottest year ever measured on Earth, 12-4-14

·        Sierra snowpack one third of normal despite wet Dec 12-31-14

 

·            November 2014

·        Bolinas ranch cuts preservation deal with MALT, 11-28-14

·        Calif Treasurer releases report on Delta Conservation Plan affordability,11-28-14

·        Earthquakes in states other than Calif more common than assumed 11-27-14

·        San Benito County Drilling Ban Looking at $1.2 Billion Lawsuit, 11-27-14

·        Active quake fault found at Hollywood development, 11-6-14

·        California voters approve $7.5 billion water bond, 11-5-14

·        Brown brushes off GOP opposition to bullet train, 11-7-14

·        Here is the Map of the Hollywood Fault to Terrify You, 11-6-14

·        Scientists sound the alarm in climate change report, 11-1-14

·        The surprising reason abandoned mines haven't been cleaned up, 11-4-14

·        2 counties pass fracking ban; another rejects similar measure 11-5-14

·        Acid mine drainage. Could it be used for fracking, 11-4-14

·        California leads by example on climate change, 11-12-14

·        Earthquake swarm may increase risk of the big one, 11-12-14

·        Fracking - time to end US “wild west”, 11-11-14

·        How long will US energy boom last, 11-11-14

·        Italian appeals court clears panel in quake trial, 11-11-14

·        Oil producer alleges state inaction on disposal well paperwork, 11-12-14

·        State regulator is sued over new Kern oil wells, 11-12-14

·        Will renewable energy ruin a Mojave desert oasis, 11-8-14

·        Beware dangerous mudslides as autumn kicks in, 11-8-14

·        CA’s sweeping new groundwater regulations, 11-10-14

·        30,000 people demand that Brown halt offshore fracking, 11-16-14

·        Calif revenue to exceed budget estimates by $2 billion, 11-20-14

·        Early tests don’t find tainted water from oil boom, 11-18-14

·        Expanding Calif’s water supply -- you can’t store what isn’t there, 11-21-14

·        Huge Mojave solar plant lags in energy production, 11-18-14

·        Little Hoover questions green energy costs, 11-6-14

·        NRC releases a tsunami assessment of Diablo Canyon, 11-20-14

·        Quake swarm near Lassen Peak not volcanic, 11-15-14

·        Stanford researchers create earthquake-proof system for houses, 11-19-14

·        Study Says Slow-Motion Movements Predict Strength of Earthquakes, 11-19-14

·        The US hasn't produced this much oil since 1986, 11-18-14

·        Waste Water from Oil Fracking Injected into Clean Aquifers, 11-15-14

·        Wind energy firm sues to block bird death data release, 11-17-14

 

·            October 2014

·        Study finds new rock structure that affects earthquake rupture, 10-31-14

·        City: No active fault under Hollywood project site, 10-31-14

·        Amid quake swarm Okla. shutter a well that was too deep, 10-30-14

·        Bullet train path looking smoother, 10-24-14

·        Carmakers prepare to shift to hydrogen fuel cells, 10-27-14

·        Climate Change is Not Our Fault, 10-29-14

·         Desert act turns 20, what it saved, 10-30-14

·         Geology Experts Confirm Fracking, 10-29-14

·        Govr makes a call on Arvin pipeline leak, 10-30-14

·        Law to reduce emissions do little to prevent warming, 10-28-14

·        No active quake fault under Hollywood development site

·        Prop. 1 aims to relieve drought, but not this one, 10-30-14

·        Texas Adopts Rules Aimed At Curbing quakes, 10-29-14

·         Toxic Chemicals Skyrocket Near Fracking Sites, 10-30-14

·        Worldwide Surge in Great Earthquakes in Past 10 Years, 10-25-14

·         CA getting more Bakken crude by barge than rail, 10-23-14

·        Earthquake warning alerts on your phone, 10-24-14

·        Geothermal power industry lost steam but may comeback, 10-19-14

·        Quake Expert Links Fracking To Quakes On Tectonic Timebomb, 10-20-14

·        Researcher probes saltwater intrusion into Calif, 10-23-14

·        State Bar Presents Update on Fracking Regs, 10-23-14

·        Study: Santa Rosa could see 7.1 quake on Rodgers Creek fault, 10-17-14

·        5-pound golden nugget found in foothills, 10-23-14

·        Butte County releases draft anti-fracking ordinance, 10-2-14

·        Earthquake-resistant iron tested out in San Francisco, 10-2-14

·        Anti-oil La Habra Heights group initiative to ban drilling, fracking, 10-1-14

·        Earthquake-warning system nearly ready to roll, 10-2-14

·        High-Speed Rail takes first step toward buying trains, 10-3-14

·        Professor shakes up seismic safety, 10-2-14

·        Satellite images reveal shocking groundwater loss in CA, 10-3-14

·        Texas city sued over fracking moratorium, 10-1-14

·        2 California oil companies fined for risk to water, 10-8-14

·        2 most controversial groundwater issues – fracking, Kern Water Bank

·        CA would survive 7-decade drought, computer model, 10-7-14

·        Calif aquifers contaminated with fracking wastewater, 10-9-14

·        Calif. revises proposed fracking rules, 10-10-14

·        California Finally to Reap Fracking’s Riches, 10-8-14

·        Conflicting studies renew a science argument over warming pause, 10-7-14

·        Environmentalists sue to stop Kern crude oil project, 10-10-14

·        Geothermal Energy Collides With Drinking Water in Sierra, 10-7-14

·        How to Reduce Global Warming for profit, 10-7-14

·        If you think the current drought is bad, 10-8-14

·        Large solar project approved by Fresno County, 10-10-14

·        S.F. buildings getting slapped with quake-safety warnings, 10-8-14

·        Water for gold Nevada County, 10-4-14

·        4 Northern California Faults Primed for Big Quakes 10-13-14

·        California high court clears way for more bullet train work, 10-15-14

·        Dumping of Fracking water into Aquifers Shows Big Oil’s Power in Ca, 10-15-14

·        Enviros Sue To Block Calif. Oil Refinery, Rail Project 10-14-14

·        Is California headed to megadrought 10-10-14

·        Natural gas's impact as a 'bridge fuel' has been oversold, report say, 10-15-14

·        Oil leases off in Monterey and San Benito counties until 2016, feds say, 10-15-14

·        RMS study Big One could devastate Bay Area, cause $200 billion losses 10-13-14

·        Southland developers learn to coexist with quake faults, 10-12-14

·        Winter rains not likely to ease California drought, 10-17-14

·        With New Drilling Rules, State Regulators Struggle With Enforcement 10-10-14

 

·            September 2014

·        CA In-depth look at the California BLM's fracking decision, 9-29-14

·        (comment) GW law marks turning point for reliable water supply, 9-28-14

·        3D-Printed Rocks Could Change Fracking Practices, 9-27-14

·        CA's drought linked to climate change in Stanford study, 9-30-14

·        Editorial--LA has catching up to make builds earthquake-safe, 9-28-14

·        Expiring federal credit may have doomed Calif solar project, 9-29-14

·        Gas drillers draw less water, but concerns linger, 9-27-14

·        Hard to find fault in fracking, 9-29-14

·        Historic Calif. drought linked to global warming – study, 9-29-14

·        Mammoth earthquake swarm tied to water pressure, tectonic stress, 9-28-14

·        US rig count unchanged at 1,931, 9-27-14

·        Volcanic unrest in Mammoth Lakes, 9-28-14

·        Board addresses environmental role of mining operations, 9-23-14

·        California drought -- Some wells running dry in Central Valley, 9-22-14

·        Debris flow closes roads on southeast side of Mt. Shasta, 9-21-14

·        Drought has 14 communities on the brink of waterlessness, 9-26-14

·        Fracking not as bad as you fear, panelists say; activists disagree, 9-24-14

·        Fracking Wastewater Causes Toxic Compounds in Drinking Water, 9-24-14

·        Mining for sand for fracking holds risks for communities, study says, 9-26-14

·        Oil firms point fingers in court on 2011 sinkhole death, 9-25-14

·        Sinking land is a growing problem in the San Joaquin Valley, 9-23-14

·        Solano County makes recommendations for crude-by-rail, 9-21-14

·        Water, Water Everywhere in California Oil Production, 9-26-14

·        Well Water May Contain Earthquake Warning Signs, 9-21-14

·        With seas rising, Calif. will start collecting data on who's prepared, 9-23-14

·        2 reports claim Diablo Canyon is safe from earthquakes, 9-18-14

·        A persuasive case for saving the Salton Sea, California's biggest lake, 9-18-14

·        Anterra oil field waste site under criminal investigation, 9-11-14

·        Calif. governor signs historic groundwater bills; pumping limited, 9-16-14

·        California breaks heat record since measurements began in 1895, 9-16-14

·        Californians targets of misinformation on fracking--Commentary, 9-12-14

·        Demo starts on old Del Monte building, clearing way for high-speed rail, 9-18-14

·        Diablo Can Take the Shakes, Say New Reports, 9-18-14

·        Fracking or Drinking Water. That May Become the Choice, 9-14-14

·        Fracking’s Greatest Myth Busted, 9-18-14

·        Jerry Brown signs groundwater legislation, 9-17-14

·        Landmark Fracking Study Finds No Water Pollution, 9-17-14

·        SF tries 'shaming' building owners on quake reinforcement, 9-16-14

·        State conservation rep to speak on petroleum at board meeting, 9-19-14

·        Study Links Increased Drilling With Earthquakes, 9-15-14

·        (column) Brown’s two big legacy projects still face high hurdles, 9-10-14

·        (column) Sacramento pursuing plan to allow urban farms, 9-8-14

·        (comment) Our oil addiction is only getting worse, 9-6-14

·        California solar projects plan undergoing major overhaul, 9-6-14

·        Current and former state leaders envision winning a fight against the 'dark shadow' of fossil fuels, 9-9-14

·        For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system, 9-8-14

·        Gov. Brown, Japan sign pact to cooperate on water, high-speed rail, clean cars, 9-10-14

·        Large-scale carbon capture finds a home in the oil patch, 9-9-14

·        Mining company not ‘excused from fault’, 9-10-14

·        People near 'fracking' wells report health woes, 9-10-14

·        U.S. offshore wind power nears takeoff with 14 projects, 9-8-14

·        US Crude Oil Output To Hit Highest Level Since 1970, EIA Says, 9-10-14

·        A Rush to Judgment on Fracking, 9-3-14

·        Calif’s Drought Wipes Out Nearly Quarter Of State’s Rice Crop, 9-4-14

·        Could Monticello Dam fail, 9-5-14

·        Davis is not immune--Are you ready for a big quake, 9-2-14

·        Salton Sea inaction could cause 'catastrophic change,' report says, 9-4-14

·        Shaking from Napa earthquake was highest ever recorded in area, 9-4-14

·        U.S. Now World's Leading Natural Gas Producer, 9-2-14

·        Warning over vulnerability of soil carbon to warming, 9-3-14

·            August 2014

·        (column) As water is pumped, Central Valley rises, 8-2-14

·        (comment) An environmentalist’s case for high-speed rai, 8-31-14l

·        ‘Tahoe Tsunami’ -- New Study Envisions Early Geologic Event, 8-2-14

·        114-mile Stretch Of Calif.'s Bullet Train Approved, 8-14-14

·        After injuries, widespread damage from Napa quake, 8-15-14

·        Are earthquakes on the rise Is Calif's 'Big One' coming, 8-15-14

·        Billionaire's climate-change ads leave fact-checkers cold, 8-22-14

·        Calif should prepare for 3-foot sea level rise this century, 8-18-14

·        Calif. plans 'road map' to make more energy storage a reality, 8-4-14

·        Crude oil transport danger for Stockton, 8-3-14

·        Deep Water Fracking Next Frontier for Offshore Drilling, 8-7-14

·        Earthquake Could Unleash Tsunami-Like Wave On Davis If Dam Fails, 8-15-14

·        Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air, 8-19-14

·        Faces of oil industry aren't always big corporations, 8-24-14

·        Fed EPA sets deadlines for state action on injection wells, 8-6-14

·        If You Think the Water Crisis Can't Get Worse, 8-20-14

·        It's Time to Fix Oakland's Death Traps, 8-27-14

·        Lawmakers approve ballot measure for $7.5 billion water bond, 8-14-14

·        Monterey shale proves more complex than average, 8-13-14

·        Parks Attract Affluent Homeowners to Earthquake Fault Zones, 8-14-14

·        Proposal withdrawn for contested quarry at Paicines, 8-13-14

·        Salinas Valley watershed at risk, 8-23-14

·        Senate Approves Groundwater Plan, 8-28-14

·        Shaking from drilling-linked quakes more confined, 8-14-14

·        State board approves high-speed rail sites, 8-14-14

·        State outlines plan to improve injection well oversight, 8-20-14

·        Supervisor in mining office faces conflict-of-interest allegations, 8-30-14

·        South L.A.'s Allenco fined $99,000 over toxic emissions, 8-1-14

 

·            July 2014

·        Calif. plans to expedite bullet train section in L.A. County, 7-1-14

·        CGS fault maps are in the works, 7-25-14

·        Earthquakes double in 2014, but scientists say not linked, 7-1-14

·        Fracking study finds new gas wells leak more, 7-1-14

·        Fukushima study -- think about unthinkable disasters, 7-25-14

·        Groundwater hits record low in San Bernardino Basin, 7-23-14

·        How Long Will America's Shale Gas Boom Last, 7-11-14

·        Large Natural Oil and Gas Seep Off Goleta Shows Signs of Slowing, 7-17-14

·        Mapping the Santa Monica Fault presents challenges, 7-3-14

·        Poll-Californians support global warming rules - unless gas prices rise, 7-23-14

·        Washington volcanoes get more scientific scrutiny, 7-19-14

·        (editorial) Congress whiffed in defeat of rare-earth legislation, 7-25-14

·        (letter) Gravel mining affects us all, 7-30-14

·        Calif breaks drought record as 58 percent of state hits driest level, 7-31-14

·        Court orders review before oil exploration near Pinnacles, 7-25-14

·        Farmers drilling deeper for water as drought drags on, 7-26-14

·        Next 'Big Earthquake' in SoCal Might Be Mid-Sized, 7-25-14

·        Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste, 7-26-14

·        Report warns -- no groundwater refills after underground layers collapse, 7-25-14

 

·            June 2014

·        Fresno's last three years the driest on record, 6-28-14

·        Brown's steady march to an alternative energy future, 6-1-14

·        Geoengineering isn't going to save the planet, says UCLA researcher, 6-1-14

·        Study to help Oakley leaders balance growth, ag preservation, 6-2-14

·        Pentagon wrestles with bogus climate warnings, 6-1-14

·        Coachella Valley Groundwater Replenishment Making Positive Impact, 6-12-14

·        'Trenching' can make or break quake zone development, 6-18-14

·        Industry isn't good source of fracking info, neither is 'Gasland', 6-16-14

·        Oklahoma quakes this year top tremors in California, 6-19-14

·        (column) Water war bubbling up between California and Arizon, 6-20-14

·        The Anatomy of Cyclic Steaming, 6-26-14

·        Tsunami advisory, issued after 7.9 Alaska quake, is canceled, 6-24-14

·        Grass Valley, Nevada County, Califorina all failed on mine water, 6-20-14

·        Novato solar farm gets unanimous approval, 6-24-14

·        Oil industry keeps faith in the Monterey Shale, 6-26-14

·        Scientists decipher source of methane in GW near oil operations, 6-27-14

·        Bay Area agencies agree to study effects of development, 6-21-14

·        Drought takes toll on hydro generation in California, 6-25-14

·        Earthquake of 3.0 in Union City, 6-21-14

·        The Secrets of Ancient Roman Concrete, 6-21-14

 

·            May 2014

·        (column) Bad oil news is much ado about very little, 5-24-14

·        (comment) The Big Myth About the Soledad Canyon Mine, 5-4-14

·        (editorial) Mining bill fails passage, 5-27-14

·        3 years after Japan tsunami bits of debris arrive in Washington, 5-28-14

·        10,000-gallon crude oil spill in Atwater looked 'like a lake', 5-15-14

·        Are Climate Scientists Being Forced to Toe the Lin, 5-23-14

·        Beverly Hills lets Metro tunnel under high school, 5-29-14

·        Brawley geothermal well blows, still not under control, 5-2-14

·        California city looks to sea for water in drought, 5-4-14

·        California drought will hit cost of rice hardest, 5-22-14

·        California's Shale Fail - The Case of 13 Billion Barrels of Missing Oil, 5-22-14

·        Cascadia preparedness - Training for 'the big one', 5-16-14

·        Climate change being felt across the United States, new report says, 5-6-14

·        Collapse of Antarctic ice sheet is underway and unstoppable but will take centuries, 5-12-14

·        Could Underwater Caribbean Volcano Threaten US, 5-15-14

·        'Elevated' levels of mercury found at Mill City site, 5-29-14

·        Geologic Evidence of Past Tsunamis in California, 5-20-14

·        High carbon dioxide levels set a record, 5-1-14

·        Humboldt State researchers find remnants of historic tsunamis, 5-25-14

·        Hundreds of Hermosans and friends join hands in oil protest, 5-22-14

·        Jerry Brown - 'Humanity is on a collision course with nature', 5-18-14

·        Mojave Desert - Judge rules in favor of water mining, 5-2-14

·        More homes are in the line of fire, but whose responsibility are they, 5-22-14

·        One silver lining - Calif. dry spell makes for cleaner beach, 5-22-14

·        Santa Cruz County first to ban fracking, 5-20-14

·        Sierra snowpack a 'Houston, we have a problem' moment for Obama, 5-5-14

·        State plunges ahead to build twin tunnels, 5-10-14

·        Study - Irrigation Could Stress San Andreas Fault, Increasing Earthquake Risk, 5-14-14

·        Study says climate change is here, with severe impacts, 5-6-14

·        Superfund sites - Old mining areas may get cleanup, 5-1-14

·        Video simulation captures scale of Delta tunnel project, 5-22-14

·        Water pumping in Ca. elevates mountains, triggers earthquakes, 5-15-14

 

·            April 2014

·        (blog) Auburn Dam - The Water Project That Won't Die, 4-30-14

·        Advanced Concrete Means Little Maintenance For Century, 4-16-14

·        Ancient Landscape Is Found Under 2 Miles Of Ice In Greenland, 4-19-14

·        Bad News For Big Desert Solar - Arid Lands Absorb Greenhouse Gases, 4-7-14

·        Beverly Hills City Council Approves Ordinance to Ban Fracking, 4-23-14

·        BLM large CA project with measures to avoid condors, eagles, 4-18-14

·        CA and Chile earthquakes giving you jitters - Relax, say geologists, 4-2-14

·        CA scenic coastal expanse preserved near Santa Cruz, 4-14-14

·        Calif tops nation in producing construction sand and gravel, 4-30-14

·        California Farmers Look to Oil Industry for Water, 4-7-14

·        Californians split on lifting fish protections, 4-17-14

·        California's top minerals tabulated, 4-29-14

·        Can carbon dioxide removal save the planet, 4-12-14

·        Digging Up Old Drilling Logs to Strike Not Oil, but Water, 4-11-14

·        Earthquake shield - How science could deflect 'the big one', 4-7-14

·        Geothermal perspectives, 4-14-14

·        How Earth got its tectonic plates, 4-6-14

·        Landslide prediction a risky venture, 4-12-14

·        San Joaquin Valley sinking as groundwater stores are depleted, 4-6-14

·        Scientists - Magma recharging Mount St. Helens, 4-30-14

·        Soil Science May Be Key to Tackling Climate Change, 4-11-14

·        Solar capacity grew over 400 percent in just 4 years, 4-24-14

·        States call for reclamation reform, blast proposed cuts, 4-9-14

·        Study Claims Health Risks Near Nuclear Plant, 4-7-14

·        Sweet Crude on the Seashore, 4-24-14

·        Will We Ever Be Able to Predict Earthquake, 4-21-14

 

·            March 2014

·        (column) A Climate Analyst Clarifies Science Behind Calif’s Water, 3-6-14

·        (column) Thick Coat of Oil Covers Sea Off Isla vista, But It's Completely Natural, 3-3-14

·        (comment) Radon dangers, 3-3-14

·        Aging Nuclear Plant are Toxic, 3-11-14

·        Big earthquake in Northern California was in seismically active area, 3-10-14

·        Calif. high-speed rail agency will appeal judge's ruling, 3-6-14

·        Calif. regulators approve natural gas to replace nuclear plant, 3-13-14

·        California farmers hire dowsers to find water, 3-2-14

·        California hits solar power record, twice, 3-11-14

·        California Looks to the Desert as Cadiz Proposes Tapping Aquifer, 3-6-14

·        California Shakin' - 'We've Got a Lot of Earthquakes Ahead of Us' 3-14-14

·        Can This Coal Plant Save the Climate

·        Climate engineering ideas no longer considered pie in the sky, 3-4-14

·        County supervisors approve habitat project in Yolo Bypass

·        Developer wants changes to Hollywood fault quake map, 3-13-14

·        El Nino could return to Calif next winter, forecasters say, 3-6-14

·        Federal appeals court upholds delta smelt protections, 3-13-14

·        Fracking Boom Would Increase California's Earthquake Danger, 3-13-14

·        Fracking's new backlash - How supporting it now exacts a real political price, 3-10-14

·        High-speed rail plans in Texas, Florida gain support

·        Massive desert solar plant opens, already a threatened species, 3-1-14

·        New state fault maps show higher earthquake risks in Hollywood, 1-8-14

·        Ohio Looks at Whether Fracking Led to 2 Quakes, 3-11-14

·        Oil, gas wastewater disposal causes cascade of Oklahoma quakes, 3-11-14

·        Senate passes bill to slow asbestos lawsuits

·        Univer Of Nevada Earthquake Lab Now World's 2nd Biggest, 3-4-14

·        What climate scientists have to say about causes of Calif's drought, 3-6-14

·        CA Shakin' - 'We've Got a Lot of Earthquakes Ahead of Us', 3-14-14

·        Earthquake may have hit on dangerous fault that worries scientists, 3-29-14

·        Hollywood earthquake fault - geology as a matter of opinion, 3-24-14

·        IPCC Climate Change Report 2014, 3-31-14

·        Leaking pipeline escaped scrutiny of government regulators, 3-28-14

·        Officials seek link between fracking and earthquakes, 3-21-14

·        State agencies OK land condemnation for high-speed rail, 3-14-14

·        This fault could bring earthquake worse than 'The Big One', 3-30-14

·        UC Berkeley taps its old mine shaft to study Hayward Fault, 3-16-14

 

·            February 2014

·        Moniz lauds opening of massive Calif. plant as triumph, 2-13-14

·        Obama and Calif confer on ways to prevent 'tsunami of climate change', 2-14-14

·        Fracking blamed for drought in California

·        He Thinks He Can, 2-8-14

·        Healdsburg may use treated wastewater for vineyards, 2-13-14

·        Coachella Valley relies on decades-old maps of earthquake faults, 2-10-14

·        Delta tunnel plan cost hammered at hearing, 2-13-14

·        Experts warn groundwater supply is being pushed toward rock bottom, 2-14-14

·        Breakdown - California High Speed Rail Project, 2-7-14

·        Calif ditches Empire Mine tunnel tourism project in Grass Valley, 2-13-14

·        A Great Alaska Earthquake Meets Southern California, 2-9-14

·        (editorial) California needs a more balanced approach to water, 2-7-14

·        Will SoCal water rescue the north, 2-9-14

·        The $2.2 Billion Bird-scorching solar project, 2-12-14

·        Prospectors See A Golden Lining In California, 2-9-14

·        Planet-warming methane leaking at higher rate, study finds, 2-13-14

·        San Joaquin River restoration flow stopped early to save water, 2-3-14

·        State government wringing water from operations, 2-7-14

·        ESA Puts Wildlife 1st In Fight Over Calif.'s Scarce Water, 2-6-14

·        House passes California drought bill and political floodgates open, 2-5-14

·        Lack of Sierra snowmelt prompts drastic state cutacks, 1-31-14

·        LAH council urges county probe into quarry blasts, 1-29-14

·        Drought - State Water Project will deliver no water this summer, 1-31-14

·        Brown says longer living state workers will drive pension costs up, 2-5-14

·        California Republicans seek to redirect high, 2-7-14

·        California's Thirsty Almonds, 2-6-14

·        Drilling grows in areas with stressed supplies, rising populations, 2-6-14

·        Borrego golf water comes at expense of farmland, 1-31-14

·        The reality about water and the rest of the world, 2-2-14

·        Unit 2 at Diablo Canyon shuts down, 2-2-14

·        Valley cattle ranchers trying to stay afloat amid drought, 2-1-14

·        Water shortage in California town stokes fears, 2-6-14

·        Steinberg legislation aims to ease state drought, 2-3-14

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·            January 2014

·        LA Earthquakes Could Be Amplified, Models Show, 1-23-14

·        How California’s Drought Could Get Much, Much Worse, 1-24-14

·        2013 was 4th-warmest year ever recorded -- NOAA, 1-21-14

·        California Drought Loosens Some Environmental Rules, 1-20-14

·        Farmers fear expressway planned for Grant Line Road, 1-21-14

·        Fault in the middle of the country could unleash big quakes, 1-24-14

·        (column) 72 gallons a day, 1-18-14

·        (column) Record drought will bring changes, 1-18-14

·        Rock's power to mop up carbon revisited, 1-21-14

·        Debunking 8 common earthquake myths, 1-16-14

·        Effort to halt bullet train aims for Calif. ballot, 1-17-14

·        Hollywood Fault Pits Builders and City Hall Against the Community, 1-16-14

·        Calif. Greenlights Revised $1.1B Blythe Solar Project, 1-15-14

·        California drought -- what's causing it, 1-14-14

·        California governor declares drought emergency, 1-17-14

·        (editorial) Being prepared for the next big one, 1-16-14

·        Brown budget plan faulted on bullet train, teachers, 1-14-14

·        U.S. carbon emissions rose 2 percent in 2013 after years of decline, 1-14-14

·        Speakers discuss advances in seismic technology since Northridge quake, 1-9-14

·        State fault maps show higher earthquake risks in Hollywood, 1-9-14

·        State regulators propose fracking regulations, 1-9-14

·        L.A. storms to grow more destructive as sea level rises, 1-8-14

·        L.A. sues to block oil field near USC from reopening, 1-7-14

·        Now we know how super-volcanoes blow, 1-6-14

·        Obama picks veteran scientist to lead USGS, 1-10-14

·        Gov. Brown calls for more funding to map earthquake faults, 1-10-14

·        Jerry Brown defends funding for bullet train, 1-10-14

·        Calls grow for more oversight of California's groundwater, 1-4-14

·        Coast getting little radiation from Fukushima disaster, 1-9-14

·        Despite Ca drought, chances for water bond are evaporating, 1-10-14

·        Drought prompts deep cuts in American River flows, 1-7-14

·        Advances in seismic technology since Northridge quake, 1-9-14

·        Assemblyman moves ahead with a storage-only water bond, 1-9-14

·        Bizarre Earthquake Lights Finally Explained, 1-6-14

·        (column) 1994 Northridge quake changed L.A. forever, 1-9-14

·        (column) How the Great Rare-Earth Metals Crisis Vanished, 1-9-14

·        2013 average year for earthquakes, 1-9-14

·        (blog) Increasing density may not work in cutting greenhouse gases, 1-6-14

·        (blog) Calif. farmers, agencies brace for historic drought, 1-8-14

·        Ventura earthquake fault more dangerous than previously thought, 1-5-14

·        Dismal snowpack points to third straight dry year, 1-3-14

·        Earthquake lights linked to rift environments, subvertical faults, 1-2-14

·        Calif. Bullet Train in Limbo After Legal Setbacks, 1-2-14

·        Central Valley sinks as parched farms wring water from aquifers, 1-3-14

·        Global warming's role in Calif. drought unclear, 1-3-14

·        Trillion-dollar border bonanza in store thanks to Mexico oil reform, 1-29-14

·        'The Big One' Earthquake Will Hit L.A. Harder Than We Thought, 1-27-14

·        State water action plan outlines short, long term priorities, 1-28-14

·        SoCal resists water rationing, 1-30-14

·        Report Says Clean Coal Tech Not Present-Day Reality, 1-24-14

·        Redwood chips offer insights into 1838 San Andreas quake, 1-28-14

·        Ohio EPA, health officials dismiss radioactive threat from fracking, 1-27-14

·        Ocean waves help scientists make predictions for the Big One, 1-24-14

·        Gold prospectors take advantage of drought in Placer County, 1-26-14

·        California water deliveries dropped to zero, 1-31-14

·        Asteroid Belt New Hypothesis, 1-30-14

·        314 yrs ago mega thrust Quake in Pacific NW, 1-28-14

·        (comment) In Talk Of Desalination There's a Salty Elephant in the Rm, 1-29-14

·        (comment) Better solutions for managing California's water, 1-26-14

·        (column) Gov. Brown increasingly desperate to save bullet train, 1-28-14

 

 

 

 

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