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Today’s Indoor Weather Forecast: Strong Chance of Comfort, Despite Summer Temps Desert living can mean surviving extreme heat during the summer months and depending on your air conditioner for indoor relief. Below are ideas, provided by your public power provider, the Imperial Irrigation District, to help you get through the …

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Eduardo Garcia Celebrates $2.9 Million State Grant to Expand Oberon Fuels’ Facility in Brawley

California Energy Commission Grant will create new local green jobs  El Centro, CA. – Friday morning, Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) and the California Energy Commission will present Oberon Fuels with a check celebrating a $2.9 million state grant to upgrade its Brawley pilot plant facility and to produce the first renewable dimethyl …

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Drought Contingency Plan Up for Review

-Editorial While different interstate agencies still are working out the details of the Drought Contingency Plan, Imperial Valley residents were able to read the draft of an agreement to help conserve water at the Colorado River and make comments. In a special Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting, the …

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Imperial County Asks Water Commission to Address Sewage Spills from Mexicali to the New River

-Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors will request the International Boundary and Water Commission immediate action by the U.S. and Mexican government to address ongoing deficiencies in the Mexicali sewage infrastructure deficiencies and resulting contamination of the New River and surrounding areas. The Board of Supervisors gave direction at …

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Drought Contingency Plan Could Be Completed Soon

-Editorial As the work to complete a Drought Contingency Plan by the end of the year continues, several water districts agreed that collaboration needs to continue to preserve the sustainability of the Colorado River and Lake Mead. Imperial Irrigation District representatives, along with various Colorado River contractors, participated in the …

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New green energy rate at IID

-Editorial The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors has approved the development of a new green energy rate program that will allow customers to designate how much renewable energy they wish to be served. “At IID, we put our customers first and are committed to tailoring rates, policies and services …

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Imperial County Supervisors Applaud Passage of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Bill Awaiting Governor’s Signature

Yesterday, the California Legislature passed AB 1945, the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF), and is now awaiting Governor Brown’s signature.  The bill, introduced by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, seeks to improve access to programs funded by GGRF, by expanding the list of co-benefits and …

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The Mission to Save the Salton Sea

By: Mario Conde Once upon a time, the Salton Sea was a destination point for people all over California. It was the oasis in the middle of the desert where people could swim, fish and have a great time at the beach and enjoy the unique beauty and surroundings of …

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