More Drought Articles

  • Drought bill targets homeowner association rules

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill moving through the Legislature protects people in homeowner associations from retribution if they take steps to reduce water use for landscaping. AB2104 passed the Assembly Thursday on a 71-1 vote without debate. The bill's author, Democratic Assemblywoman...

  • Editorial cartoon: California desert

    Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.

  • Congress focuses on dams amid California's drought

    WASHINGTON (AP) — California's drought has sparked a new push by federal lawmakers to create or expand a handful of reservoirs around the state, ramping up a political battle that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger once referred to as a "holy war in some ways." Government agencies have been...

  • Official: Haiti drought causes 'extreme emergency'

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A drought is causing an extreme emergency in northeast Haiti, wiping out sorely needed crops and livestock, an official said Tuesday. Pierre Gary Mathieu of the government's National Coordination of Food Security told The Associated Press that the eight-month-long...

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