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California Nitrates

Another Cost of Bottled Water: Environmental Injustice and Inequity

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

There is new and growing evidence that the failure to provide safe drinking water, or the fear (or reality) of contamination in tap water that forces people to buy bottled water, imposes special financial burdens on poor and minority communities.

Nitrate Contamination: California Communities' Water Supply Contains Harmful Levels

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The water supply of more than two million Californians has been exposed to harmful levels of nitrates over the past 15 years -- a time marked by lax r...