San Joaquin Valley communities are on the front lines of massive land fallowing due to drought and soil and groundwater salinization. Satellite imaging shows almost a million acres of land on the west side of the San Joaquin Valley and in the Tulare Lake region that is either moderately or severely impaired by salinity. In … Continue reading On a just transition for farmworker communities and farmworkers in the San Joaquin Valley
Local communities such as Huron and Mendota have been impacted by large scale land fallowing due to soil and groundwater salinization. Their future may lie in the Valley's growing renewable energy industry.