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California commission recommends a pause on SB 1383 organics law, industry disagrees – Waste Dive

RCRC's Senior Policy Analyst Staci Heaton was quoted in a Waste Dive article, commenting on the Little Hoover Commission's findings that California is not on track to meet its organic waste reduction targets set by SB 1383. This finding raises concerns about enforcement and penalties for local jurisdictions that fall out of compliance, especially those in rural counties.


Tulare Lake CA continues historic growth as snow melts – Fresno Bee

About 160 square miles of the historic Tulare Lake basin are under water as a result of flooding from a combination of this winter’s atmospheric river storms and a record snowpack that continues to melt in the southern Sierra Nevada. Much of the submerged area is farmland that in most years is high and dry. But the ongoing flow of runoff from melting snow is anticipated to drive the amount of land that’s inundated by floods higher, to between 182 and 260 square miles.


Adventist Health Will Expand Clinic that Burned Down in Paradise, California – Adventist Review

Adventist Health received permit approval from the town of Paradise, California, United States, to proceed with a US$2.4-million renovation and expansion project at the Feather River Health Center on Skyway. This initiative will create a larger, dedicated Rapid Care Clinic area, remodel the Primary Care Clinic to increase patient access and provider capacity, and re-establish Women’s Imaging to include mammography and bone density tests.