Development, oil and agriculture have long-burdened the valley with pollutants, and residents are tired of the EPA doing nothing about it.
The potential remedies for the state’s drought-related problems are diverse, complicated and divisive.
There are no quick fixes to the state’s water woes – and so many impoverished residents remain exposed to unsafe water.
Co-published by The Guardian
Love and energy aren’t always enough to provide what Allensworth, a historic African-American town, needs most: clean water, accessible to all.
For years the California backbencher was a quiet blip on Congress’ radar. Then he burst into the news by trying to disrupt the House’s Russia probe. Today he finds himself increasingly on the receiving end of constituent anger.