There's Rising Toxic Groundwater in the Bay. But It's Not Too Late to Address it.

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Marquita Price outside her grandmother's house in East Oakland. When she learned about the threat of rising groundwater, her thoughts turned to the health of her family and their assets.  (Laura Klivans/KQED)

The climate crisis isn't just about big tropical storms and deadlier wildfires. Rising sea levels — as a result of climate change — are forcing contaminated groundwater to the surface in parts of the Bay Area. And the neighborhoods in most danger are places where there was once heavy industry, including areas that were once redlined.

Guest: Laura Klivans, KQED science reporter and host of Deep Look.

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