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  • People are very much a part of HCN's environmental coverage

    People are very much a part of HCN's environmental coverage

    Latino farmworker communities in California's Central Valley suffer from polluted drinking water -- and High Country News can't ignore it.

  • California farm communities suffer tainted drinking water

    California farm communities suffer tainted drinking water

    In California's agricultural hub, the Central Valley, Latino communities fight for clean water.

  • The ghost of Tulare

    The ghost of Tulare

    Steve Haze is determined to restore California's long-vanished Tulare Lake, and now it seems that his dream might finally come true.

  • Heard around the West

    Dirk Kempthorne and luxury RVs; The Farmer Wants a Wife, maybe; no rules (or bras) at Sturgis; look before you pee; hard-working Washington pot-growers; Arizona’s biggest marijuana farm; with defense lawyers like this one, who needs a prosecutor?; and big bird with a bad grip

  • The merry — and meditative — farmer

    In Blithe Tomato, Mike Madison writes engagingly about working the land on a small farm in California’s Central Valley

  • Heard around the West

    "Spiral Jetty" returns; "fart science"; the methane-cow question; pigs with personalities; Mustang Ranch is back in business

  • Clearing the air

    California farmers have long been exempt from the Clean Air Act, but that may change, as legislators and activists tackle the health and environmental problems linked to agriculture in the San Joaquin Valley

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