Firebaugh (United States)

Type: City
Name: Firebaugh (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.858799
Longitude: -120.456001
population: 6,989
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

California: Drought 2014

Governor Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in January 2014, citing lack of rain and snow that lowered water levels in dams for the third consecutive year. Many farmers said that they would not plant annual crops in order to save scarce water for ... [Published Migration News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

San Joaquin Valley sinking as groundwater stores are depleted

LOS BANOS — Flat as a tabletop, the furrowed, brown farm fields east of this San Joaquin Valley town are some of the most productive on Earth.Every spring, they are planted with a smorgasbord of crops that in one form or another are trucked to grocery ... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Firebaugh to get new pistachio processing plant [The Fresno Bee :: ]

April 02--Tulare-based Horizon Nut Company is building a new processing plant southwest of Firebaugh to meet consumer demand and growth in the industry.Horizon officials said the Firebaugh plant will substantially increase the company's processing capacity. ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Water rally in Tulare to protest 'zero allocation' this summer

TULARE — A water rally in support of east side agriculture is being held Wednesday evening at the International Agri-Center in Tulare.The rally will protest the planned "zero allocation" of irrigation water this summer to east-side farmers by the U.S. ... [Published Fresno Bee - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Can Sites Reservoir get honest hearing?

If there’s one good thing that could come out of California’s epic drought it might be evident in the recent bipartisan bill to build a new reservoir in Northern California.Two Northern California congressmen joined together for the benefit of their California ... [Published Western Farm Press - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Amid drought, solar desalination plant shows promise

Firebaugh, Fresno County --Quietly whirring away in a dusty field in the Central Valley is a shiny solar energy machine that may someday solve many of California's water problems.It's called the WaterFX solar thermal desalination plant, and it has been ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Water Strife in California: Rally Set for March 18; Petitions Filed, Fed Judge Rules for Fish Over People

Legal and protest actions are escalating in parched California, where strife does nothing to relieve water scarcity. The crisis can be solved only with taking emergency and long-term measures, through reinstating a Glass-Steagall credit regime, starting ... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

March Meltdown (53F Monday - warmest since November 15, 2013; Wednesday blizzard Chicago to Detroit?))

Weather VolatilityIt may just be my imagination - perhaps I need to recalibrate my meds - but when it comes to the weather something seems....off. I can't quite put my finger on it yet, but the normal ebb & flow of the atmosphere is gummed up. The jet ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists take issue with Barack Obama’s blaming climate change for California droughts

In delivering aid to drought-stricken California last week, President Barack Obama and his aides cited the state as an example of what could be in store for much of the rest of the country as human-caused climate change intensifies. But in doing so, ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 17 2014]
First reported Feb 15 2014 - Updated Feb 15 2014 - 1 reports

Obama: Entire U.S. Concerned About Calif. Drought

(FIREBAUGH, Calif.) — Conveying the concern of the entire nation, President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. will have to make difficult choices about how it uses and conserves water as he paid a visit to drought-stricken California. No longer can the ... [Published Swampland - Feb 15 2014]

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"Because of that, every processor in the industry is looking to build additional capacity to their plants or add a new plant" Matoian said. "Processors are planning for the future."
...Councilman and dairy farmer Scott Silveira, told the Merced Sun-Star , milk producers can resort to buying all their feed from elsewhere, etc., but, "Do you know what that means to you at the grocery store? That's $12-15/gallon milk. That's $10-15/pound cheese. That's $10-15/pound butter..."
Photo credit : Daniel Acker/Bloomberg. " Despite a concerted campaign by environmentalists and public health experts to stanch its use, coal, the most plentiful and cheapest fuel in the world, is proving globally resilient ."

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California: Drought 2014 [Published Migration News - Apr 15 2014]
San Joaquin Valley sinking as groundwater store... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 06 2014]
Firebaugh to get new pistachio processing plant... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 02 2014]
Water rally in Tulare to protest 'zero allocati... [Published Fresno Bee - Mar 26 2014]
Can Sites Reservoir get honest hearing? [Published Western Farm Press - Mar 24 2014]
Amid drought, solar desalination plant shows pr... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 18 2014]
Water Strife in California: Rally Set for March... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Mar 16 2014]
March Meltdown (53F Monday - warmest since Nove... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mar 11 2014]
Scientists take issue with Barack Obama’s blami... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 17 2014]
Obama: Entire U.S. Concerned About Calif. Drought [Published Swampland - Feb 15 2014]
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Scientists take issue with Barack Obama’s blami... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Feb 17 2014]
In delivering aid to drought-stricken California last week, President Barack Obama and his aides cited the state as an example of what could be in store for much of the rest of the country as human-caused climate change intensifies. But in doing so, ...
Obama: Entire U.S. Concerned About Calif. Drought [Published Swampland - Feb 15 2014]
(FIREBAUGH, Calif.) — Conveying the concern of the entire nation, President Barack Obama said Friday the U.S. will have to make difficult choices about how it uses and conserves water as he paid a visit to drought-stricken California. No longer can the ...
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