Environment

Scientists Question Safety of Using Waste Water From Oil Fields on Food

From NBCBayArea.com A new report reveals oil companies use at least 10 carcinogens to extract oil. Tom Frantz has been growing almonds near Bakersfield, California most of life, like his father and grandfather before him. He’s concerned about what is...
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Mark Ruffalo: Flint isn’t an anomaly. We’re heading toward a national water crisis.

Mark Ruffalo: Flint isn’t an anomaly. We’re heading toward a national water crisis. by Mark Ruffalo WashingtonPost.com For the past two years, the 100,000 residents of Flint, Mich., drank, cooked and bathed with lead-contaminated water. Rates of lead...
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California Farmers Are Watering Their Crops With Oil Wastewater, And No One Knows What’s In It

via ThinkProgress, by Natasha Geiling 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...
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