Oil, Food, and Water: Challenges and Opportunities for California Agriculture

Published: December 2015

Authors: Matthew Heberger and Kristina Donnelly

Pages: 65



Oil, gas, and agriculture are all central to California’s economy. Yet the extent of harmful chemical contamination from the oil and gas industry on food production is not well documented, and there are mounting concerns over human health impacts. This study sheds light on the risks posed when oil and gas production and exploration operate alongside agriculture.

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