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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?

September 6, 2016 | Blog Post

Fighting South Africa’s Coal Cartel

Earthjustice attorneys Martin Wagner and Ramin Pejan recently returned from South Africa where they experienced the country’s beauty—but also the growing threat of destruction from coal mining and consumption.

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.

April 11, 2016 | Blog Post

Come Snow and Drought, Monarch Butterflies Fly On

Monarch butterfly numbers have rebounded miraculously this year, leaving scientists and butterfly admirers alike wondering if it’s just a fluke or if the monarchs are adapting to their historic route’s changing landscape. (Spanish language version available.)

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