FRESNO, Calif. — Vast areas of California’s Central Valley are sinking faster than in the past as massive amounts of groundwater are pumped during the historic drought, NASA said in new research released Wednesday.
The research shows that in some places the ground is sinking nearly two inches each month, putting infrastructure on the surface at growing risk of damage. Continue reading
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California Is Sinking
The state of California is sinking by up to 2 feet per year according to an article published yesterday by the Center for Investigative Reporting, known as Reveal.
California’s Central Valley Sinking Faster Than Ever Before As Farmers Drill For Water During Drought
FRESNO (CBS SF) — California’s Central Valley is sinking at a rate never before seen during the state’s historic drought, and farmers are shouldering some of the blame for the damage that sinking is causing.
Steve Arthur of Arthur & Orum Well Drilling is drilling wells as fast as his rigs will let him.
“It’s unbelievable. We can’t keep up with the demand,” Arthur told KPIX 5. Continue reading
‘Iran tested sinking aircraft carriers using ballistic missiles’
Senior general claims that Tehran had worked to develop technology to hit moving targets at sea
Senior Iranian military general Hossein Salami said during a televised interview in early February that after years of research, Iran tested the capability of ballistic missiles to sink aircraft carriers almost a decade ago.
Salami, the Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, said in the interview, which aired on state-run IRINN channel, that the testing “demonstrated that we were one step closer to destroying an aircraft carrier.” Continue reading