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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?

August 22, 2016 | Blog Post

Two Tunnels Too Many

Earthjustice is representing Restore the Delta to oppose a massive diversion of fresh water from California’s Delta for Governor Jerry Brown's proposed “Twin Tunnels” project.

July 25, 2016 | Case

Defending West Kaua‘i Waters from Pollution by Agribusiness Development Corporation

Earthjustice, on behalf of community groups Na Kiaʻi Kai, Surfrider Foundation, and Pesticide Action Network, have sued Hawaiʻi’s Agribusiness Development Corporation for violating the Clean Water Act by polluting waters along Kauaʻi’s West Side, and both ADC and the state Department of Health for abdicating their constitutional duties to conserve and protect these water resources.

May 27, 2016 | Blog Post

Celebrating Clean Water Protections

One year ago, we celebrated new clean water protections, but we still have a long way to go to achieve drinkable, swimmable, fishable waterways for all.

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