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San Joaquin Valley farmers keep drilling, even as groundwater limits loom

Two years after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill designed to limit groundwater pumping, new wells are going in faster and deeper than ever in the San Joaquin Valley farm belt. Farmers say they have no choice given cuts in surface water deliveries. But the drilling has exacted a substantial human cost in some of California’s poorest rural communities.
Ryan Sabalow The Sacramento Bee
San Joaquin Valley farmers keep drilling, even as groundwater limits loom 3:49

San Joaquin Valley farmers keep drilling, even as groundwater limits loom

Greenhouse gas rules prompt California dairies to build methane digesters 2:00

Greenhouse gas rules prompt California dairies to build methane digesters

Trees felled at former railyard near Curtis Park, Sac City 0:42

Trees felled at former railyard near Curtis Park, Sac City

Dad describes otter attack at Shasta Lake 2:10

Dad describes otter attack at Shasta Lake