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Pot Versus Fish In California Waters

Scott Greacen lays out the issues with the Eel River, many caused by marijuana growing.

Marijuana versus the environment: who ever would have seen that coming? 

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But the first hurts the second, at least when illegal growing operations trash the landscape and nearby waterways.

The problem is particularly acute in Northern California's "Emerald Triangle," where efforts at stream and fish restoration are hampered by pot farms. 

Scott Greacen of Friends of the Eel River joins us.   

 

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