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California’s Pot Farms Could Leave Salmon Runs Truly Smoked

The problem? According to critics, marijuana plantations guzzle enormous amounts of water while also spilling pesticides, fertilizers and stream-clogging sediments into waterways, including the Eel and the Klamath rivers, that have historically produced large numbers of Chinook salmon and related species. Read [email protected]  12:30