A five-month KQED investigation of what happened the first night of the fires found systemic problems with California’s emergency response procedures.
Countless archaeological sites at risk in Trump oil and gas auction
The administration is expediting leases of public land without analyzing all available data on Native American ruins.
California is preparing to defend its waters from Trump order
The proposed new rules could insulate the state from President Donald Trump’s executive order to roll back the reach of the Clean Water Act.
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Reveal investigates government policies that let people build in harm’s way, make it difficult to move them to safety and fail to tally the dead.
Trump administration sued after reviving Cadiz water project
Two environmental groups asked a judge to overturn an October decision that gave the go-ahead to the controversial Cadiz water project.
Fish and Wildlife Service retracts concerns about massive housing plan
Environmentalists worry the development in Arizona will deplete the San Pedro, the Southwest’s last major free-flowing river.
EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies
Most new members of the Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution and other hazards.
Trump’s budget kills funds for clean tap water in struggling small towns
St. Joseph, Louisiana, is one of thousands of small U.S. towns with no access to safe, clean drinking water. The reason: The towns can’t afford it.
Just say know: Teens say pregnancy prevention programs are worth keeping
With the loss of nearly $214 million in promised federal funding, the future of 81 teen pregnancy prevention programs nationwide remains uncertain.