It’s a win-win situation. Chevron gets to sell treated oil field wastewater to farmers. Chevron gets to rid itself of a hazardous product and is paid for it. Farmers get cheaper water and get to make more profit. Everybody is happy.
They say testing has determined that the water is safe. But, there is concern about chemicals from the treated waste oil water getting into the food chain. It’s shameful that they have been doing this for two decades without consumer knowledge.
Products that have GMOs are labeled on packages. Cigarettes are labeled as hazardous to your health. Produce grown with “treated oil field waste water” should be labeled. Let the consumer make the decision to purchase or not purchase that product.
There are countries that have concerns of how products are produced. Would they accept produce that has been grown with treated oil field waste water? Less toxic products are more expensive to produce.
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