Tag: Water

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Thirsty? Costs for Water May Continue to Rise

Joaquin Esquivel, a State Water Board Member, came over to the Chamber the other day to chat with us about the Low-Income Water Rate...

Water Commission Re-Opens Applications for Water Storage Projects

http://capitolinsider.calchamber.com/2018/04/water-commission-re-opens-applications-for-water-storage-projects/

CalChamber Supports Clean Water Bond; Urges Members to Join Endorsement

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted to support Proposition 68 (The California Clean Water & Safe Parks Act), a bond measure that will...

CalChamber Takes Support Positions on Two Proposed Water Bond Initiatives

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support two proposed initiatives dealing with water. THE STATE WATER SUPPLY INFRASTRUCTURE, WATER STORAGE...

CalChamber Takes Support Positions on Two Proposed Water Bond Initiatives

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support two proposed initiatives dealing with water. THE STATE WATER SUPPLY...

CalChamber-Supported WaterFix Gains Critical State Approval

The California Chamber of Commerce-supported California WaterFix project has achieved the next crucial milestone on the road to securing the state’s future water supplies. The...

CalChamber-Supported California WaterFix Moves Forward

Biological Opinions Are Vital Step in Permitting Process With this week’s release of biological opinions (BiOps) from federal agencies responsible for protecting species listed under...

Governor Brown Announces Infrastructure Plan

On Friday Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced a series of immediate and longer-term actions to bolster dam safety, improve flood protection and fix...

President Signs Landmark Water Legislation

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed landmark federal water legislation supported by the California Chamber of Commerce. The CalChamber had urged the President to...

CalChamber Urges President to Sign Landmark Water Legislation

On Friday, the U.S. Senate voted 78-21 to pass CalChamber-supported federal water legislation, the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN) that will...

CalChamber Backs Efforts to Diversify California Water Supply Sources

Two approaches to boosting the water available to California recently earned the support of the California Chamber of Commerce. In keeping with CalChamber policy of...

List of Shame Bill for Commercial Water Users Held on Senate Floor

The Senate has refused to pass a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that would have inappropriately made industrial, institutional, and commercial water use public information. AB 1520...

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Limits Coastal Commission’s Access to Important Information

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that bans business from communicating with members of the Coastal Commission on issues before the Commission passed the...

Governor Continues Water Savings Directive

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday issued an executive order that builds on temporary statewide emergency water restrictions to establish longer-term water conservation measures,...

Assembly Policy Committee to Hear Bill Promoting Desalination

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that sets a state goal to promote desalination will be heard in the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife...

CalChamber Supports Bills to Speed Water Supply Solutions

The California Chamber of Commerce is supporting a number of bills to expedite and reduce costs for water storage facilities, drought mitigation measures and...

CalChamber Backs Renewed Effort on Federal Water Bill

Plan Improves Ability to Capture/Store Water U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein has introduced an updated proposal to provide long-term and short-term solutions to the state’s historic...

Californians Keep Cumulative Water Savings Above 25% Mandate

Californians have reduced water use by 27.1% since emergency conservation rules took effect in June, according to state officials. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. mandated...

Growing Coalition of Labor, Business, Water, Environmental and Agriculture Leaders Oppose Deceptive “Cortopassi” Initiative

Responding to a post by The Sacramento Bee yesterday that the “Cortopassi” Initiative is poised to qualify for the November 2016 ballot, a growing...

News Release: Growing Coalition of Labor, Business, Water, Environmental and Agriculture Leaders Oppose Deceptive...

November 2, 2015 Contact: Kathy Fairbanks Sacramento, CA — Responding to a post by The Sacramento Bee today that the “Cortopassi” Initiative is poised to qualify...