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The Press Democrat
"By late spring, well shortages and delayed recovery were being reported again, even though locals have water efficiency so ingrained in them that they easily meet 40% conservation mandates, he said."
Alarming story about how Mendocino, CA is faring in the California drought.
theconversation.com
"For decades, one of the most striking and predictable patterns of human behavior in the western U.S. has been people accidentally starting fires on the Fourth of July. From 1992 to 2015, more than 7,000 wildfires started in the U.S. on July 4 – the most wildfires ignited on any day during the year. And most of these are near homes."
With wildfires already burning in California and Oregon, this is a good year to get creative and find other ways to celebrate on the 4th.
gov.ca.gov
"This effort will be guided by data. We need to see a decline in the rate of spread of the virus before large-scale reopening, and we will be working in coordination to identify the best metrics to guide this."
Maybe we could get all states to band together somehow.
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