What’s happening among unincorporated communities like Lanare, Matheny Tract and Tooleville may portend darker days ahead.
The clock is ticking as the state’s most vulnerable water users face a tough reckoning.
As the state grapples with ongoing drought and an array of drinking water pollutants, California’s most vulnerable residents have the biggest reason to worry.
Groundwater systems are key during California droughts, but certain communities are running dry — and there’s no real solution in sight.
The potential remedies for the state’s drought-related problems are diverse, complicated and divisive.
The move could make it harder for landowners to sue companies that pollute water tables.
A key Wisconsin voting bloc pushes back against corporate consolidation.
A warehouse project is planned for a Los Angeles area that is among the very worst in the state for the threats that toxic cleanups and hazardous wastes pose.
PFAS chemicals have been linked to numerous health problems, including cancer. And they’re increasingly being found in public drinking water systems.