Drought Update From The New York Times
Jeffrey C. Borneman | October 2, 2014
If the New York Times covers it, the angle will be a human-interest story of woe while avoiding the root cause(s). True to form; the article below depicts personal woes and avoids mentioning the human contribution, billions in lost crop production and higher Food costs.
But the New York Times did add a nice interactive drought map ...
Now in its third year, the state’s record-breaking drought is being felt in many ways: vanishing lakes and rivers, lost agricultural jobs, fallowed farmland, rising water bills, suburban yards gone brown. But nowhere is the situation as dire as in East Porterville, a small rural community in Tulare County...
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By: of nyt Article Date: 2014-10-02