FILE - This March 26, 2019, file photo, shows a bathtub ring of light minerals showing the high water mark of the reservoir which has shrunk to its lowest point on the Colorado River, as seen from the Hoover Dam, Ariz. Six states in the U.S. West that rely on the Colorado River to sustain cities and farms rebuked a plan to build an underground pipeline that would transport billions of gallons of water through the desert to southwest Utah. In a joint letter Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, water officials from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming urged the U.S. government to halt the approval process for the project, which would bring water 140 miles (225 km) from Lake Powell in northern Arizona to the growing area surrounding St. George, Utah. less … [Read more...] about 6 Western states blast Utah plan to tap Colorado River water
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Chevron Corp. said Saturday it’s evacuating workers and shutting in production at its Blind Faith and Petronius platforms. The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port has suspended operations at the Marine Terminal as Tropical Storm Sally approaches in the Gulf of Mexico, according its website … [Read more...] about Tropical Storm Sally Is Heading North, Stalking New Orleans
South of Mill Creek Road North of Sweetwater Springs Road West of Westside Road East of Palmer Creek Road All of Sweetwater Springs Road in Zone 2E4 is closed, according to Cal Fire. Residents living in that portion of Sweetwater Springs Road will not be able to go home until it is safe. … [Read more...] about LNU Lightning Complex: All Walbridge Fire Evacuation Orders And Warnings Lifted In Sonoma County
8 a.m. Creek Fire forces evacuation of 35 early Tuesday: National Guard and Navy helicopters rescued 35 people trapped by the fast-moving Creek Fire at China Peak and Lake Edison early Tuesday morning. Thirteen people were evacuated from China Peak around 3 a.m., followed by two groups of 11 people removed from Lake Edison between the hours of 4 and 6 a.m., the National Guard said on Twitter. Col. David Hall of the California Army National Guard told the “Today” show that the evacuees were “not in the fire area but at risk if the fire continued to grow.” … [Read more...] about California Wildfires: Live Updates Sept. 8-9
Local history sometimes brought us to mansions on former plantations. Rather than shy away from learning about slavery, I use it as an opportunity to teach my daughter the evils and how it helped create inequitable systems today. This ties history to current events. … [Read more...] about We made exploring our city part of home schooling. Here’s how you can, too.