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6 ways joining Peace Corps helped me become more eco-friendly

Never did I imagine that joining the Peace Corps in Jamaica would help me learn to reduce my carbon footprint and live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. 1,298 more words

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Agency To Update Drought Plan Mandating Water Cuts In Cities

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California water regulators are postponing release of a new plan to get cities to reduce water use by as much as a third. 123 more words

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Expert examines impact of storms on water supply, urges Utahns to turn off automated sprinklers

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 3 feet of snow fell in the mountains over Utah during the past two days, and while that seems like a significant amount—when it melts it won’t do much to help with Utah’s water shortage. 448 more words

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East Bay Water Utility Votes To Impose 20-Percent Mandatory Reduction In Use As 'Stage 4 Critical Drought' Declared

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The East Bay Municipal Utility District board of directors voted Tuesday to declare a stage four critical drought and impose a districtwide 20 percent mandatory reduction in water use. 602 more words

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When the Sky Bursts

I want to tell you the story of an Oregon man who is apparently facing a small jail sentence and large fine for collecting rainwater. I should be clear though. 800 more words

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Drought Reaches the Restaurant Dining Room

For the past few years, California has been facing a steadily worsening drought. Current estimates show the reservoir levels registering around 60% full. Water tables are lowering every year, since the input cannot match the output. 425 more words

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