The chromium-6 standard should be based on the Federally recommended SDWA standard for human health. If California decides that this standard is not protective of human health, then it needs to be based on extensive toxicological studies and sound science, not on public opinion, or pressure from industry, or visits from “Erin Brockovich.”
Could this increase in earthquake activity near Lincoln be a sign of something bigger to come? After all, this is the biggest earthquake in decades, and the strongest to hit the state in more than 40 years.
With wildfires burning in every direction, the capital lawn was being watered in the middle of a very hot day. The mid-day watering will likely do nothing for the lawn and will be immediately evaporated into a cloudless atmosphere.
Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke recently proclaimed himself to be a “Teddy Roosevelt” kind of guy. Secretary Zinke, “You are no Teddy Roosevelt.” The current administration, the one Zinke works for, has yet to show any type of policy or proposal that would convince anyone of a ecological conservation mandate.