Oil and Water Don’t Mix with California Agriculture

Outlet: High Country News

December 6, 2010

Kern county, California, From the “Petroleum Highway” — a rutted, dusty stretch of California State Route 33 — you can see the jostling armies of two giant industries. To the east, relentless rows of almonds and pistachios march to the horizon. To the west, an armada of oil wells sweeps to the foothills of the Temblor Range…

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