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Dirty air and dirty water is what Forbes says makes
“Just the air itself, it looks dirty,” said Miguel Tovar, a
The report suggests the water pollution comes from agriculture pesticides and toxins from
“What they were referring to was a statement that appeared in a water quality report 12 years ago that was an isolated incident involving one well, in one testing,” said Wiemiller, Fresno’s Public Utilities Director.
The city's water comes directly from snow run off and a major water company even bottles it.
“The city has won international awards for public water supplies for its clean, safe and even tasty drinking water,” said Wiemiller.
Meanwhile, Valley Air District is taking the label ‘
“We do have some of the worst pollution in the
Holt says programs like ‘No Burn Days’ and air quality reports have raised awareness, but the Valley still has a ways to go.
“It should be on the list, I don't know if it should be number one. [
Since the city disagrees with some of the article's findings, CBS47 placed a call to the Forbes staffer who wrote the article for an explanation. CBS47 is still waiting for a response.