California and the U.S.

The latest news and analysis covering water issues in Caliornia and the rest of the United States.

DWR Gives $10 Million Grant To Monterey Peninsula Desalination Project

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced they will provide a $10 million grant to public utility, California American Water. The grant money is destined to help build the seawater desalination component of the Peninsula Water Supply Project. “We are extremely grateful to DWR for supporting our project,” said California American Water president Rich […]

Becerra On Trump Administration’s New Rule For Coal-Fired Power Plants: They’re ‘Backsliding’

The Trump administration has rolled back a landmark Obama-era rule that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. Its replacement gives individual states wide discretion to decide whether to require limited efficiency upgrades at individual coal-fired power plants. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler calls it a […]