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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 15, 2021 | Feature

50 Landmark Cases

See 50 of our proudest accomplishments that truly changed life for people and wildlife and set the stage for the world we live in now and into the future.

August 11, 2021 | In the News: The American Prospect

New York Dairy Farms Skirt Clean Water Act Requirements

Alexis Andiman, Attorney, Sustainable Food & Farming Program: “The problem is the way it functions. In practice, you end up with situations where very few CAFOs — or zero, in this case — are willing to admit that they discharge. Everyone funnels into a less protective state program that really isn’t designed to regulate discharging facilities.”

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