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The Latest On: Clean Water

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 30, 2020 | Feature

Waters of the U.S. Under Threat

An interactive story map on how the Trump administration's 2020 Navigable Water Protection Rule threatens to remove Clean Water Act protection for millions of waters and wetlands in the U.S.

June 22, 2020 | Feature

Five Watersheds in Jeopardy from the Dirty Water Rule

Everyone is downstream from someone. Millions of waterways losing protection will not only devastate specific waterways within a watershed, but also waterways that connect downstream and the people and communities who rely on them.

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