A diver counts young salmon and steelhead in a tributary to the South Fork Eel River in Humboldt County in 2013. Some drought-stricken rivers and streams in Northern California’s coastal forests are being polluted and sucked dry by water-guzzling medical marijuana farms, wildlife officials say.
A diver counts young salmon and steelhead in a tributary to the South Fork Eel River in Humboldt County in 2013. Some drought-stricken rivers and streams in Northern California’s coastal forests are being polluted and sucked dry by water-guzzling medical marijuana farms, wildlife officials say. California Department of Fish and Wildlife AP
A diver counts young salmon and steelhead in a tributary to the South Fork Eel River in Humboldt County in 2013. Some drought-stricken rivers and streams in Northern California’s coastal forests are being polluted and sucked dry by water-guzzling medical marijuana farms, wildlife officials say. California Department of Fish and Wildlife AP

Editorial: Marijuana growers are wrecking California

July 06, 2015 09:00 AM

UPDATED July 06, 2015 07:40 PM

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