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Nitrate report covered extensively in news media

A report released March 13 by UC Davis, "Addressing Nitrate in California Drinking Water," is being covered by a wide variety of media outlets. Following are links to the stories:

Drinking water risk in the Central Valley
KGET - TV, Bakersfield

Canella statement on report about nitrates in drinking water
Sen. Anthony Canella, The Merced Sun-Star

Project assesses management of nitrate on farms
Kate Campbell, AgAlert

UC nitrate report prompts calls for action
Central Valley Business Times

Nitrate pollution beginning to affect Salinas water quality
Larry Parsons, The Monterey County Herald

Nitrates in California drinking water, study finds
Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle

Groundwater nitate contamination grows in California farm areas
Bettina Boxall, The Los Angeles Times

Study: Drinking water at risk from California agriculture
Donna Jones, The San Jose Mercury News

Widespread nitrate contamination reported
United Press International

UC study: Cropland threatens drinking water for 250,000 in Valley
Mark Grossi, The Fresno Bee
(Also in the Sacramento Bee and Modesto Bee)

Report: Calif. nitrate contamination spreading
Gosia Wozniacka, Associated Press

Study Cites Risk For Farm Belt Drinking Water
Sasha Kocha, The California Report

Viewpoints: Risks, costs will rise from contamination of drinking water
Thomas Harter and Jay Lund, UC Davis, The Sacramento Bee
(Also in the Modesto Bee)

Farming communities facing crisis over nitrate pollution, study says
Stett Holbrook, Food & Environment Reporting Network, MSNBC

Report: Nitrate from Fertilizer Polluting Drinking Water in Ag Regions
Lon Abbott, Public News Service

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 10:55 AM

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