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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?

June 22, 2017 | In the News: Michigan Radio

What EPA Budget Cuts Could Mean For Low-Income And Minority Communities

Lisa Garcia, VP of Litigation for Healthy Communities: “It would be a shame to get rid of the one office that is in touch with people, that understands what the potential burdens are of our bad environmental decisions. ... you would lose communication with so many communities, who you’re supposed to represent. Because they can’t get on their private jets, or go to D.C. every time you have a meeting on oil, or coal, or climate.”

June 21, 2017 | Blog Post

Scott Pruitt's Deadly Delays

Scott Pruitt is delaying key rules that protect our health and environment. For every delay, lives are lost.

June 20, 2017 | In the News: Grist

The Unsustainable Whiteness of Green

Chas Lopez, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion, Earthjustice: “When we’re representing people, we need to make sure we’re mindful and respectful and acknowledge that history of a lack of trust — based on the way that these organizations or communities feel like they’d been treated in the past.”

June 2, 2017 | Video

Protect Arecibo, Defend NEPA

The town of Arecibo used our nation’s oldest environmental law to uncover the truth behind a waste incinerator project. This is their story…

June 2, 2017 | Video

Protejamos Arecibo, Defendamos a NEPA

La ciudad de Arecibo usó la ley ambiental más antigua de nuestra nación para revelar la verdad detrás de un proyecto de incinerador de basura. Esta es su historia…

May 30, 2017 | Press Release

EPA Fails to Protect Shenandoah River

Local groups challenge EPA’s approval of Virginia’s decision to not list the Shenandoah as ‘impaired,’ despite excessive algae blooms and nutrient pollution

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