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Resource ID: #24052
Subject: Environment
Source: Herald-Republic (Yakima, Wash.)
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Date: 10/12/2008-10/14/2008

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An investigation into groundwater contamination in the heavily agricultural Lower Yakima Valley found that local, state and federal agencies responsible for clean drinking water and environmental health repeatedly neglected their regulatory duties. This left low-income Latino farm workers exposed to health threats.

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