Environment Now celebrates partner successes towards clean, accessible, sufficient water for the needs of people and the environment, and towards fully protecting California’s national forests from commercial logging.
The EPA formally accepted a civil rights complaint under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 from an EN-supported coalition of Delta tribal and environmental justice (EJ) organizations. The coalition’s complaint is the first ever EPA-accepted civil rights complaint against a California water agency and seeks increased Bay-Delta flows, as well as increased consideration of tribes, communities, and ecosystems in California water management.
EN partners participated in Elemental, an acclaimed documentary on wildfire policy and home fire-safety that is now available for streaming. As one reviewer summarized, “U.S. Wildfire Response Badly Off-Base, New Doc Convincingly Shows.”