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The Latest On: Water

July 23, 2015 | Blog Post

Who Gets the Water and Who Gets Hung Out to Dry?

Fishermen, farmers, ranchers and river guides are struggling to divvy up California’s dwindling water supply as the state’s historic drought stretches into its fourth year.

July 20, 2015 | Blog Post

Dumping Toxic Coal Ash Threatens the Great Lakes

Irresponsible and unregulated coal ash dumping is robbing current and future generations of their main source of fresh water and their ability to enjoy the outdoors, while also causing devastating health effects.

July 16, 2015 | Blog Post

New House Bill Blames Historic California Drought on Endangered Fish

A bill being considered in the House of Representatives places blame for the lack of water in California on protections for salmon and other imperiled species, such as the delta smelt. The reality is that an historic drought—not environmental protections—is causing water shortages in the West.

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