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The Latest On: Water

March 16, 2015 | Blog Post

Captive Orca Swims Closer to Freedom

The federal government will finally put a captive orca named Lolita on the endangered species list, a move that may open doors to her eventual return home to the Puget Sound in Washington state.

March 9, 2015 | Blog Post

Washington State’s Numbers Game

The state’s funny math on water quality standards adds up to toxic waterways, mercury-laden fish and weakened cancer risk protections.

March 6, 2015 | Blog Post

Excuses for Climate Denial Shrivel Up in the Midwest

A new bipartisan report released last month warns that climate change puts the productivity of the Midwest’s keystone agricultural, manufacturing and transportation industries at risk.

February 24, 2015 | Blog Post

Pushing Our Oceans to the Precipice of Extinction

A new study published last month in Science finds that damage caused to marine ecosystems from overharvesting, oil drilling and climate change is a major threat to ocean vitality.

February 23, 2015 | Blog Post

Californians Break Records to Fight Fracking

On February 7th, thousands of Californians marched in the streets of downtown Oakland in what has been billed as the largest anti-fracking rally in U.S. history.


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