Posts Tagged ‘waste water’

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Farmers are watering your food with fracking chemicals

Industrial scale poisoning is now the norm. Maybe we could just change the nation’s name to Evil Incorporated?

They found methylene chloride aka dichloromethane at 56 parts per billion. The EPA’s safe drinking water level is 5 ppb.

TELL THE GOVERNOR

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Instead, the state allowed companies to drill more than 170 waste-disposal wells into aquifers suitable for drinking or irrigation, according to data reviewed by The Chronicle. Hundreds more inject a blend of briny water, hydrocarbons and trace chemicals into lower-quality aquifers that could be used with more intense treatment.

State let oil companies taint drinkable water in Central Valley

Why don’t these people ever go to jail?