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When the Game Gets Too Close Move the Goalposts

In short, an air monitoring site showing the highest rates of ozone pollution in the Valley–in Arvin–was moved so that the readings make the job the state agency is doing look better. The air monitor at the Bear Mountain site has collected … READ MORE »

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Report Fuels the Water Wars

Claims that EPA environmental restrictions have caused more fallow land and the loss of jobs in the San Joaquin Valley have been watered down by a new study. The most recent drought hit California through 2007 to 2009, and was … READ MORE »

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The Valley’s Dirty Air Just Gets Worse

Every time I drive down to Bakersfield from the mountains surrounding the Central Valley, I take a big breath at the top of the Grapevine on I-5, and try not to breathe the air on the flatlands below.  Forbes magazine … READ MORE »

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