“California water wells [POISONED] with extremely toxic cancer-causing chemical”

“The water supply of a million Central California residents is contaminated with what is considered one of the most powerful carcinogens on the planet…

Oregon Health and Science University’s Professor Paul Tratnyek, who studied the substance for the U.S. Department of Defense, said its toxicity is nearly unmatched by other chemicals. He noted that even tiny amounts of TCP in the water could cause health effects…

Lawyer Todd Robbins says… “TCP got into drinking water in the Central Valley because Dow Chemical Company and Shell Oil Company saw an opportunity decades ago to take a hazardous waste stream at their chemical plants, put it in barrels and sell it to farmers, who would then inject it into the ground.””


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