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HomeVideoIn California, an effort to protect frontline communities from environmental health risks

In California, an effort to protect frontline communities from environmental health risks


More than seven million Californians live within a mile of an oil or gas well, which studies show can create silent health hazards. Now, there are efforts to put more distance between people and pollutants. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Tom Casciato has the story, beginning in the small city of Arvin. This story is part of our ongoing series, Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change.

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