As California farms and cities drill deeper for groundwater in a time of drought and climate change, they are tapping reserves from the prehistoric er
Earthquakes are synonymous with California to most Americans, but other states are seeing more earthquakes likely triggered by human activity.
More than 500 North Carolinians say that their health and property values are hurt by nearby pig farms’ toxic manure lagoons and that the Chinese owners are making the situation worse by expanding the farms to export more pork.
In this episode of Reveal, we examine the complicated networks of labor, trade and regulation that bring meat, produce and other products to our tables.
By denying the severity of the drought, Nevada ranchers fought to reopen public lands that had been closed to grazing. But some of these same ranchers have collected drought subsidies from the government.
If you want to eat chicken in the U.S., salmonella is a risk you have to live with. It’s one that’s getting more prominent, too. Antibiotic-resistant
Arizonans are debating what actions to take after a Reveal investigation showed the state’s limited aquifers are being drained to grow and ship crops overseas.
Move over, Wet Prince of Bel Air. California has a new top residential water guzzler. Someone in Rancho Santa Fe, California, used 13.8 million gallons of water during the year ending Sept. 30, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune, enough for 110 typical homes.
Since we sniffed out California’s largest known residential water user, state water agencies have been compelled to act in response to news organizations’ public records requests.
What’s your favorite writing and reporting about water? We’ve been using the hashtag #WaterReads on Twitter to solicit your suggestions. Here are our top picks so far.
A former Golden State Warrior and a former Safeway CEO also made the latest list of excessive water users released by the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
Readers sent us dozens of questions regarding California’s crippling drought. Here are answers to some of them, with links to additional resources.
While secret water guzzlers in Beverly Hills aren’t paying fines, the city is now facing one.