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Sinking ground and arsenic in California’s water seem related

For nearly 20 years, California’s Central Valley residents have grappled with arsenic in their tap water at levels that can cause cancer and other diseases. Now, researchers are suggesting that the state’s ground is sinking, and that this could be exacerbating the arsenic levels.

Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s Loan Fund celebrates 30 years of lending

July 25, 2018 marks Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) Loan Fund’s 30th anniversary. RCAC created the Loan Fund in 1988 with an initial $1 million investment from the Ford Foundation. An additional $1 million loan (later converted to a grant) from Bank of America boosted lending capital. The Loan Fund was later certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).