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Paul Gosselin, Butte County Director of the Department of Water and Resource Conservation, discusses the possibilities of subsidence happening in Butte County. Photo courtesy of Paul Gosselin.

Central valley sinking faster than ever in drought

Austin Herbaugh // September 20, 2015

While the drought has affected many lives, it's also changing the surface of the Earth itself. Throughout large swaths of the valley, the ground is literally sinking beneath our feet. According to...

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