California Farmer Sues Oil Companies For Allegedly Contaminating Water Supply, Killing CropsA California farmer's irrigation water contained the very same salty compounds found in wastewater produced by dozens of nearby oil wells.
California Illegally Allowed Oil Companies To Inject Wastewater In Protected Waters, Audit FindsHundreds of oilfield wastewater wells shut down after audit finds California illegally let companies inject wastewater in protected waters.
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.