Agua Caliente Tribe Sues for Water Rights
Water agencies in the Palm Springs area are trying to squash a lawsuit that could give a local Indian tribe unprecedented authority over the region's water supply. Earlier this month, a federal court ruled the Agua Caliente tribe has inherent rights to a significant portion of groundwater managed by the Coachella Valley Water District and the Desert Water Agency.
Is Pollution From Asia Making the Central Valley's Bad Air Even Worse?
Los Angeles gets a bad rap for its smog, but California's Central Valley also has the dubious distinction of having some of the dirtiest air in the nation. The source of bad air ranges from its vast agricultural industry to the trucks hauling goods up and down Highway 99. But air regulators say there might be another source of pollution: Asia.
State Bill Seeks to Shine Light on Chemicals in Cleaning Products
You know you have to keep cleaning products away from kids because they're not safe. But are those products safe for the rest of us? We don't really know. Now, state lawmakers have proposed a law to help us find out.