On Wednesday, August 8, the EPA unleashed a massive deluge of contaminated water from an abandoned gold mine into the Animas River.
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As California farmers face a fourth year of the state’s historic drought, they’re finding water in unexpected places — like Chevron’s Kern River oil field, which has been selling recycled wastewater from oil production to farmers in California’s Kern County...
In a front page, above the fold feature, the LA Times published the details of Water Defense’s damning investigation into the use of oil wastewater on crops in California’s Central Valley...
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by Julie Cart
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