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Kettleman City Faces Tough Decisions Over Clean Water

 
  

For decades, the small farmworker community of Kettleman City has been home to the largest toxic waste dump in the western United States.

It's also home to a water system polluted by arsenic. 

Valley Public Radio's Rebecca Plevin explains for The California Report, the landfill is seeking permission to expand, and it’s making residents an offer they might not be able to refuse.

FULL REPORT: Kettleman City Faces Tough Decisions Over Clean Water

Learn about contamination in Kettleman City through Capital Public Radio's award-winning investigative report, "Toxic Town."