Reliable delivery of electricity has always been the foundation of economic development. That means we will need to generate more of it and beef up the grid system to deliver it. To that end, what solutions do we currently have?
A recent hike amid the Sierra Nevada mountains prompts Comstock’s president and publisher to consider what can be done in the wake of multiple wildfires and drought.
California will ban sales of new gas-powered cars by 2035, but the conversion to battery-powered vehicles poses numerous unresolved issues.
Whether you are a homeowner, a renter or business owner, adopt
these five basic practices to protect our wonderful urban trees
from drought this year.
JM Environmental, Inc. is clearing the way for another of the Sacramento region’s notable landscape transformations. Currently, the firm is abating hazardous materials and razing the 1940s-era Campbell’s Soup Factory in South Sacramento, with teams among the first on the scene to prepare the project site for new construction to take place.
As founder and CEO of Eco-Alpha Environmental and
Engineering Services, Melanie Okoro is focused on being
a leader in her field. Her business
streamlines environmental permitting processes and maintains
electrical systems for large companies in the Capital
It’s no quick fix. The scaled-down tunnel — which would bypass the Delta and funnel more water south — still has to clear a gauntlet of reviews, would cost at least $16 billion and could take 20 years.
Upgrades in water meters are helping to reduce water waste, but
installation of new infrastructure can be slow
and difficult to fund.
The extreme effects of climate change and California’s
environmental mandates are propelling a growing energy
Sacramento Valley growers protected for decades by their water rights are suffering for the first time during this record-breaking drought. Wildlife refuges are struggling, too.