Our objective is to provide a solid source of objective information on water and energy issues facing Southern California and the West.
The best way to quickly see what we're up to is to visit our quarterly Newsletters page and check out the items of interest to you. The latest newsletter has its own link just below.
Click HERE to see the April 2013 Newsletter.
April 2013 Newsletter Summary
|In his presidential notes, Ed Schlotman discusses the recent finding of large shale deposits near the Monterey Peninsula and its potential to boost California’s economy as well as the environmental concerns related to ‘fracking’, the process by which the shale is removed; Water and Power Associates Position Paper: Owens Valley Dust Mitigation; Introduction of new Board members: Robert DiPrimio and Phyllis Currie; Website - Mystery History; Book review by Abraham Hoffman: THE WIRED NORTHWEST - The History of Electric Power, 1870s-1970s, by Paul W. Hirt. Energy Articles: California's Renewables Goal Creates Blackout Risks, Los Angeles to Stop Using Coal-fired Power by 2025 (Wall Street Journal), California Renewables Push Could Create Grid Imbalance, California's Imperial County Turns to Renewables for Growth; The Bay-Delta Controversy (Part III) by Robert Yoshimura.|
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