The State Water Resources Control Board is proposing a drinking water standard that would require San Joaquin Valley water systems to start removing a cancer-causing pesticide byproduct from tap water by 2018. The chemical is 1, 2, 3-Trichloropropane, a fumigant additive that seeped into groundwater decades ago. About 50 people attended a Thursday workshop on the proposal in Fresno.
Finger pointing and infighting capped off a contentious meeting of the Los Banos Unified school board, with one trustee saying the board hasn’t done anything to help local students. Video by Vikaas Shankerfirstname.lastname@example.org
School board hasn’t done “one productive thing” for students, trustee says
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