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July 22, 2015 | Feature

The California Drought

Who gets the water and who's hung out to dry? The 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?

April 21, 2017 | Blog Post

Scott Pruitt Is Betting on Your Silence

The EPA has asked the public to comment on whether and which government safeguards should be gutted—another sign that Scott Pruitt’s “back to basics” agenda is all about taking us back to a more polluted America.

April 18, 2017 | Blog Post

Mega-Dairies Mean Mega Waste for New York Communities

Earthjustice is suing the state of New York for allowing huge industrial dairies to spread tons of manure onto nearby land without adequate safeguards—threatening local waters and communities.

March 22, 2017 | Blog Post

Back to the Dirty Old Future

President Trump’s proposed budget will likely eliminate nationwide water cleanup efforts altogether.

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