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Delta Smelt Biological Opinion

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April 28, 2014 | Blog Post

Why “Fish Vs. Farmers” Is a False Dichotomy

California water management is not about protecting animals over people. It’s about coddling powerful special interests at the expense of average citizens, Delta farmers, commercial and sport fisherfolk—and a healthy Delta ecosystem.

March 16, 2014 | Photos

The California Drought

California's historic drought has dredged up old feuds over who can lay claim to water in a thirsty state. As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry—which currently consumes 80% of California's water supply—cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?

February 24, 2014 | Blog Post

A Pear Farm On The Frontlines of California’s Water Wars

Notes from a trip to the San Francisco Bay Delta to hear stories from people who would be directly impacted by aplan to pump massive amounts of freshwater out of the Delta to farms in the southern Central Valley.

December 2, 2013 | Feature

ESA Advocate: Trent Orr

On the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, Earthjustice staff members share experiences from their work involving the landmark environmental law. Read a Q&A from Trent Orr, staff attorney in the California regional office.

May 9, 2012 | Feature

Fish of Earthjustice

Driven towards extinction by humankind, many fish are fortunate in one regard: they have Earthjustice on their side. Meet just a few of the fish species Earthjustice litigation has worked to protect.

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