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Airborne Snow Observatory
2013-12-10 04:35:57

[ Watch the Video: Airborne Snow Observatory: Measuring Snowpack from the Sky ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It might have been the driest year ever recorded in California, but thanks to NASA, the millions of people who call the San Francisco Bay Area home had plenty of water this summer, the US space agency said Monday during a media briefing at the 2013 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. NASA’s prototype Airborne Snow Observatory mission...

2013-09-10 23:03:37

As the battle against the blaze continues, the Tuolumne River Trust called on Congress to ensure sufficient funding for restoration in the aftermath of the fire. They also launched their own Rim Fire Recovery Campaign and released new video footage of the first trip down the burned-out river canyon since the Fire (available online at http://www.tuolumne.org). San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 As the battle against the blaze continues, the Tuolumne River Trust called on...

2012-10-18 11:22:41

Pay-to-play politics used to oppose the Yosemite Restoration Campaign SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Francisco city contractors and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) have ganged up to defeat Proposition F, the Water Conservation & Yosemite Restoration Initiative, the most recently released campaign finance reports disclosed. According to the reports(1), 47% of funding for the 'No on F' campaign has come from companies currently doing...

2012-07-09 23:02:23

Former California Dept. of Resources Secretary Huey Johnson calls ballot initiative “a long-overdue first step towards planning San Francisco´s water future.” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Former California Department of Resources Secretary Huey Johnson joined with environmental leaders at San Francisco City Hall today to turn-in 15,800 petition signatures from San Francisco voters in order to qualify the Water Conservation and Yosemite Restoration Initiative for...

2012-02-29 10:00:00

San Francisco proposition calls for water reform plan SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Yosemite Restoration Campaign (YRC), sponsored by Restore Hetch Hetchy (RHH), today files papers with the San Francisco Department of Elections, beginning the process of qualifying an initiative for the November 2012 San Francisco ballot. The initiative requires the city to develop a long-term plan for the improved use of local water supplies and the reduction of harm...

2011-11-28 16:00:00

Rejection to hearing requested by Restore Hetch Hetchy comes in spite of mounting citizen support for restoration of the Hetch Hetchy Valley and solid evidence that utilizing Hetch Hetchy Valley as a water storage facility is unnecessary. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 In spite of solid evidence that utilizing Yosemiteâs Hetch Hetchy Valley as a water storage facility is unnecessary, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) has rejected a request by...

2010-04-13 12:56:00

ANGELS CAMP, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- James Rodger, California & Oregon Regional Manager for O.A.R.S., stated today: "Water content in the Sierra snowpack is above average--106 percent of normal for this time of year. This bodes well for an exciting and lengthy California whitewater rafting season. We could also see some rather high water on rivers throughout the state this spring." Last April, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) reading was 81 percent of normal...