The U.S. Clean Water Act, which Congress passed nearly a half-century ago, prohibits pollution in navigable bodies of water, but now the Supreme Court justices will examine whether indirect contamination—specifically in groundwater—is in violation of the landmark legislation.
The Colorado River, which serves seven states in the American Southwest, will likely have a shortage of water by 2020 and the federal government has ordered the states to plan for drought conditions.
West Sacramento, Calif. — In the quarter ending June 30, 2018, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 11 loans totaling nearly $6.5 million to assist rural communities in California, Hawaii and New Mexico.
West Sacramento, Calif. — During the quarter ending March 31, 2018, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 16 loans totaling nearly $15 million to assist rural communities in California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah.
This week, RCAC staff will join U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono and the nonprofit Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) to celebrate completion of 82 renovated or new historical and affordable agricultural worker rental homes in Kunia Village on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.