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September 10, 2015 | Feature

The Perfect Crime: What’s Killing All the Bees?

Honey bee colonies have experienced widespread die-offs. Many beekeepers believe a class of pesticides are weakening their bees. Mega-corporations are making a killing off their pesticides—but are they also getting away with murder? View the photo essay.

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?

July 20, 2015 | Feature

Map: Crude-by-Rail Across America

Railroad shipments of volatile crude oil into America's cities have dramatically increased, with explosive results. See a map of major crude oil train accidents since 2012—and the communities that are fighting back.

March 2, 2019 | In the News: Truthout

Petrochemical Giants Are Slowly Killing Black Louisiana Communities

Adrienne Bloch, Attorney, California Office, Earthjustice: “The ethylene oxide emissions will cause ambient levels of ethylene oxide that are 246 times that which EPA has found can cause cancer. Formosa and the state must ensure that this kind of harm to public health will not occur.”

February 19, 2019 | Feature

Insider Briefing: The Future is Electric

Earthjustice attorney and policy staff discuss the Right to Zero campaign, the victories for clean energy in California, and how our work in California can be modeled in other states.

February 13, 2019 | Blog Post

Court Ruling Aids Wolves’ Return to California

A judge’s decision to uphold California’s protections for wolves is a step in the right direction, but one lone wolf’s epic journey across state lines shows that federal protections are necessary to ensure the species’ continued survival.

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