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Racism has robbed the waters of this historically black city in California. Now, they are developing the water themselves

arsenic is tasteless, odorless, colorless and highly toxic; Small amounts of naturally occurring pollutants can increase the risk of cancer. At Allensworth, some wells contain levels of arsenic 15 times the legal limit. State officials have known about the arsenic problem in Allensworth since at least the 1960s, but for decades, residents say, they have …

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