Two men ride on horseback along an irrigation canal in agricultural land near Modesto, Calif, on Sept. 17, 2015. Uranium, the stuff of nuclear fuel for power plants and atom bombs, increasingly is showing up in drinking-water systems in major farming regions of the U.S. West, as an unexpected by-product of irrigation and, increasingly, of drought and the overpumping of natural underground water reserves. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Two men ride on horseback along an irrigation canal in agricultural land near Modesto, Calif, on Sept. 17, 2015. Uranium, the stuff of nuclear fuel for power plants and atom bombs, increasingly is showing up in drinking-water systems in major farming regions of the U.S. West, as an unexpected by-product of irrigation and, increasingly, of drought and the overpumping of natural underground water reserves. (AP Photo/John Locher) John Locher AP
Two men ride on horseback along an irrigation canal in agricultural land near Modesto, Calif, on Sept. 17, 2015. Uranium, the stuff of nuclear fuel for power plants and atom bombs, increasingly is showing up in drinking-water systems in major farming regions of the U.S. West, as an unexpected by-product of irrigation and, increasingly, of drought and the overpumping of natural underground water reserves. (AP Photo/John Locher) John Locher AP

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