Mexican Pollution Causing Problems in U.S. Border States

1 Jun 2012 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, CA, CALEXICO

The California-Mexico Border Relations Council’s technical advisory committee announced on June 1 that it has created a strategic plan to start cleaning waters from the north-flowing New River. The river begins in Mexico and is polluted with agricultural runoff and bacteria from untreated human waste from the nearly 1 million citizens of the Mexican border city of Mexicali. It then flows into California and empties into the state’s largest lake, the Salton Sea. The plan will implement clean techniques in the portion of the river in California – about 106 of the river’s 129-kilometer length...

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