As the communities of the San Joaquin Valley
continue to grow, we must meet their needs by striving to offer additional train service along the corridor, said Merced County Supervisor John Pedrozo, Chair of the San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority (SJJPA).
As a result of the plant closures, San Joaquin Valley
Air Pollution Control District may allow more agricultural waste to be burned in open piles, which produces pollution and compounds tied to cardiovascular illnesses.
Faloona describes California as if it were a human body: the Golden Gate is the mouth, breathing in air from across the Pacific Ocean, sucking it through the throat of the Bay Area and into the lungs of the San Joaquin Valley
Air pollution in the San Joaquin Valley
costs our economy more than $3 billion by contributing to health problems, premature deaths, missed school days and decreased worker productivity.
The federal ozone standard was violated 86 days as of last month in the South Coast Air Quality Management District that covers urban Southern California and 82 days in the San Joaquin Valley
, the South Coast AQMD said.
According to UC Davis, the San Joaquin Valley
is a region which contains three of the nation's five metropolitan areas with the most polluted air, as well as one of the nation's highest childhood asthma rates.
5 million cows roaming the San Joaquin Valley
, their pollution-producing gases can build fast.
Problems created by wintertime wood smoke can be so serious that several areas of the country, including the San Joaquin Valley
, have adopted strict rules limiting when residents can burn wood.
On June 17, 2003, San Joaquin Valley
Chapter held their Installation of Officers at McNamara's Steak House in Tracy, CA.
Only 20,000 acres of San Joaquin Valley
wine grapes were pulled in 2001, while bearing acreage increased by 22,000 acres to a total 480,000.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must take final action on seven clean air plans in California's San Joaquin Valley
by August 2002.
Each summer, as smog levels rise with the temperature in California's San Joaquin Valley
, Kevin Hall wonders, "Should we leave?
The scraper became so successful in ditch excavation in the San Joaquin Valley
that it became common in excavation throughout the United States.
CMTC has seven offices: Los Angeles basin, Orange County, Ventura/Santa Barbara, Riverside, San Bernardino, the San Joaquin Valley
and Greater Sacramento.
LAST JULY, SEVERAL farmers in the San Joaquin Valley
received disturbing letters from the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation.