A new law makes it harder for company to pump water from the Mojave Desert

A company that wants to pump billions of gallons of water from under the Mojave Desert will have a tougher time doing so after a new state law went into effect last week. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that requires extra environmental reviews before Cadiz Inc. can pump water from a … Continue reading A new law makes it harder for company to pump water from the Mojave Desert

Wildlife officials dismiss review of Mojave Desert water project

California wildlife officials said an environmental review by Cadiz Inc. is severely flawed and a permit to extract billions of gallons of water from under the Mojave Desert cannot be approved. The Palm Springs Desert Sun reported: The California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife says scientists for Cadiz and the Orange County-based Rancho Santa Margarita … Continue reading Wildlife officials dismiss review of Mojave Desert water project

Mojave water company wants to build museum, tourism train

A water-mining company in California's Mojave Desert wants to build a museum and offer rides in an antique steam train. However, environmentalists says this proposal is a ploy to avoid federal scrutiny of its water project, reported The Press-Enterprise last week. The museum and locomotive would be in the desert settlement of Cadiz, about three … Continue reading Mojave water company wants to build museum, tourism train