No, that's not snow: Pesticides coat California's Central Valley
...Decades of applied pesticides and fertilizers have delivered high yield,
immaculate-looking fruit to many of the supermarkets in the U.S. and to
the far corners of the globe, but not without a local cost. Heavy
pesticide and fertilizer use in Central Valley orchards that produce
household staples such as oranges, peaches, nectarines, grapes, olives,
and walnuts has contaminated local community drinking water...