Initial Tests On Oilfield Wastewater Safety Draw Mixed ReactionIs it safe to use oilfield wastewater to irrigate crops? A consultant hired by the water district that’s selling the water to farmers has just finished a third round of tests on produce.
Environmental Coalition Calls For Ban On Oilfield Wastewater IrrigationA coalition of environmental groups is calling for a moratorium on new permits for irrigation of food crops with oilfield wastewater.
California Farm Use Of Oilfield Wastewater Prompts Food-Safety InquirySome popular California-grown fruits and nuts are irrigated with wastewater from oilfields. No one has been checking if the practice is actually safe -- until now.
Some Central Valley Orchards Irrigated With Oilfield WastewaterSome of the biggest growers in the Central Valley area aren't worried about conserving water because they've found a steady supply -- but there's a catch.