Facing dwindling freshwater supplies, the city is ready to stop dumping millions of gallons into the Pacific—and to follow Orange County’s lead.
The Trump administration undermines an historic trail, tries desperately to save just one coal-fired power plant, and sells out the endangered delta smelt.
An NRDC lawsuit has led to the comeback of the Golden State’s second-largest river (and its salmon).
Since this giant salty lake in the desert lost its water supply, its bird habitat has been shrinking and more toxic dust is wafting up from its dry lake bed. Can the Salton Sea be saved?
Farms drink up a majority of the state’s water supply, but the details are murky. Most of the largest irrigation districts aren’t reporting how much water they delivered to farmers.
After decades-long decline, a dying wetland gets a second chance, with the help of cross-border collaboration between the United States and Mexico.
The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system brings precious water to three southern states. If only they could all get along.
These iconic American vacation spots will soon become unrecognizable—or worse, vanish. Pack your bags, quick!
Nobody knows the waters around San Francisco (and beyond) better than the director of NRDC's Science Center
Environmentalists, the recreation industry, and lovers of the state’s great outdoors push back against new mine developments threatening their waters.