Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Oil Waste Water Could Threaten Crops, Health

Oil waste-water could be poisoning crops in California’s Central Valley, according to a coalition of public health and environmental activists. They’re are calling on Governor Jerry Brown to ban the use of oil waste-water for agricultural irrigation until the waste water chemicals have been properly studied. They say the practice poses health risks from chemicals linked to cancer and other hazards. Christopher Martinez reports from Sacramento.