David McNew

The Environmental Media Association’s annual awards gala brings together an array of famous personalities with an eye on environmental issues. Fusion recently asked a handful of the EMA attendees in Los Angeles about how the crippling drought across California has affected them personally.

Here's what they had to say:

“Twilight” and “Under the Dome” actress Rachel Lefevre.

American environmental advocate, civil rights activist and former White House “green jobs czar," Van Jones.

Model Karrueche Tran.


Actor, producer and former NSYNC’er Lance Bass, who hosted the awards.

American actress, model and voice actress Dawn Olivieri.