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Drought-resistant gardens can be more than gravel

Mar 20, 2014
As the California drought continues, some homeowners are rethinking their green grass lawns.
Posted In: california, drought, gardening
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The year the big screen came to the little screen

Mar 18, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Posted In: drought, Oscars
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PODCAST: How to make it rain (cash) in California

Feb 14, 2014
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the agriculturally-rich city of Fresno, Calif. to address the state's drought.
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President Obama could make it rain in California

Feb 14, 2014
California's thirst for water may be quenched by federal relief
Posted In: california, drought, California drought 2014, Barack Obama
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California's drought: Bad, but not the whole economy

Feb 12, 2014
California is in the middle of its worst drought in a century. Why isn't that enough to tip the economy?
Posted In: california, drought, California drought 2014
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Amid Texas drought, this rain man bottles water

Feb 5, 2014
For one Texas tinkerer, collecting the rain that falls on his roof turned into a business.
Posted In: water, drought, texas
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California's governor can't make it rain. Which is why the price of your salad is likely to go up.

Jan 17, 2014
California's rainfall last year was the lowest since 1877, it hasn’t rained yet this "rainy season," fire watch started in January, and there's almost no Sierra snowpack to melt. There's a drought emergency in this giant agricultural state.
Posted In: drought, california, Jerry Brown
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No watering your lawn ... except for those who can afford their own private well

Jan 16, 2014
Austin has banned watering lawns and raised rates for city water. So affluent residents are drilling private wells.
Posted In: texas, drought
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Protecting groundwater is important despite drought

May 27, 2013
Drought conditions from last year in the U.S. are likely to continue. Commentator Robert Glennon says that spells trouble for the nation's groundwater supply.
Posted In: drought, groundwater, water
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Drought helps DuPont rake in profits

Apr 23, 2013
DuPont Chemical is primarily known for products like paint pigment, but the sale of drought-resistant seeds is boosting the company's earnings.
Posted In: Monsanto, genetically modified food, drought

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