Homeless camp creating toxic waste nightmare in northern California waterway

Homeless camp creating toxic waste nightmare in northern California waterway
Debris from homeless camp near Steelhead Creek. Via CBS 13 video

[Ed. – Reminiscent of the toxic runoff concerns created by the anti-pipeline protest camp at Standing Rock in North Dakota.]

Wednesday’s massive storm had rivers rising all around our area. In Sacramento County, the surge of water swept away toxic waste from homeless camps and sent it all downstream.

One section of Steelhead Creek, hit hard by toxic debris from homeless camps, grabbed the attention of geologist Roland Brady. …

“I wouldn’t drink it,” Brady said. “I would never drink it. What you’ll see are places that look like a solid waste disposal site, with a creek flowing through it.”

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The storm is now sending all that waste through the delta and out to sea.

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