Tag: Abrahm Lustgarten
Abrahm Lustgarten: Gimme a Break! IRS Tax Loophole Can Reward Excessive Water Use in Drought-stricken WestAugust 2016
Experts fear tax deductions for water use as a “depleted asset” could actually worsen the crisis as rivers and reservoirs dry up.
Abrahm Lustgarten, Lauren Kirchner and Amanda Zamora: What You Need to Know About California’s DroughtJune 2015
California’s drought is part of a much larger water crisis that impacts the entire country.
Abrahm Lustgarten: Progress and Controversy Arrive With New Rules for Fracking on Public LandsMarch 2015
An initial review of rules issued by the Interior Department shows the federal government has taken important steps to protect drinking water resources, while not adopting the strictest regulations in place in some states.
Abrahm Lustgarten: New York State Bans FrackingDecember 2014
After years of delays and debate, Governor Andrew Cuomo decides risks outweigh rewards.