BC Laboratories Fined for Delayed Reporting of Drinking Water Test Results

A Central Valley environmental testing laboratory accused of failing to notify water systems of drinking water samples that exceeded crucial maximum contamination levels has been fined $18,000 by the State Water Resources Control Board’s Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP). Bakersfield-based BC Laboratories. Inc. (BCL) has been the recipient of multiple …

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NOAA Predicts Warmer, Drier Conditions for Winter in California

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released their winter forecast for the U.S. and it’s not a particularly rosy picture for California. NOAA’s forecast shows warmer, drier conditions across the southern tier of the U.S. thanks in part to an ongoing La Nina. Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction …

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