Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 50 , Segment 1
Episode: California Drought, New EPA Label, Earthquake Warning
- Apr 27, 2015 9:00 pm
- 22:17 mins
Guest: Doug Carlson, Information Officer for California’s Department of Water Resources We’re looking at a crisis here in the Western United States. California is in a drought state of emergency, following its lowest snowpack ever recorded. Earlier this month, Governor Jerry Brown mandated substantial water use reductions across the state. California is the most populous state in the union—home to 12 percent of Americans— and a major business center and agricultural producer. So the impact of California’s deepening drought is very much top of mind across the country.