Disappearing Lake Powell underlines drought crisis facing Colorado river

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In Lake Powell, white calcium deposits show the extent to which the water level has dropped, around 30ft. Photograph: Chris McGreal for the Guardian

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California’s Drought Taking a Toll on Hydropower

Low water levels are visible in the Bidwell Marina at Lake Oroville on August 19, 2014, in Oroville, California. Lake Oroville is currently at 32 percent of its total 3,537,577 acre feet. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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California Drought cuts into state’s hydro power supplies

A sparse amount of snowfall on the Sierra Nevada Mountains surrounds the low levels of water at the Union Valley Reservoir in El Dorado County Monday January 27, 2014 . The drought is affecting hydroelectric supplies – usually about 15 percent of the state’s total. SMUD and other electric utilities are scrambling to put contingencies in place, and while it appears the state will get through the peak summer season, utility executives are praying for rain like everyone else. “We do not have a forecast for blackouts this summer as a result of the drought. It doesn’t mean we’re not keeping a close eye on it,” said Stephanie McCorkle of the California Independent System Operator, which runs the transmission grid.     Paul Kitagaki Jr./ pkitagaki@sacbee.com

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Obamacare Supporters Sign Petition to Add Sterilants to Water Supply To Reduce Birthrates

“It’s part of the Georgia Guidestones population control program”

Infowars.com
Sept. 24, 2013

In the spirit of ringing in the new healthcare law, author and media analyst Mark Dice is showing how utterly indifferent and confused some American citizens are when it comes to understanding the complexities of forced sterilization.

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Rescuers issue stern warning to flooded towns

APTOPIX Colorado Flooding

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to endure weeks without electricity, running water and basic supplies.

National Guard helicopters and truck convoys carried the admonition into paralyzed canyon communities where thousands of stranded residents were eager to escape the Rocky Mountain foothills. But not everybody was willing to go. Dozens of people in the isolated community of Jamestown wanted to stay to watch over their homes.

Authorities made clear that residents who chose not to leave might not get another chance for a while. Rescuers won’t go back for people who insist on staying, Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle said.

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Fukushima now in state of emergency, leaking 300 tons of radioactive water into the ocean daily

Mike Adams
Natural News
August 13, 2013

Japan’s nuclear watchdog has now declared the leak of radioactive water from Fukushima a “state of emergency.” Each day, 300 tons of radioactive water seeps into the ocean, and it’s now clear that TEPCO has engage in a two-and-a-half-year cover-up of immense magnitude.

“I believe it’s been leaking into the ocean from the start of the crisis two-and-a-half years ago,” disclosed a 12-year TEPCO veteran named Suzuki-san (SOURCE)

“There are still reactor buildings we haven’t gotten into yet,” said another worker named Fujimoto-san. “So there’s always the possibility of another explosion…”

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