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• Tequila’s Dirty Little Secret: Major Environmental Problem in Mexico

Tequila’s Dirty Little Secret: Major Environmental Problem in Mexico

Two years ago, when Los Angeles businessman Alejandro Viecco visited the agave-fields surrounding the Mexican town of Tequila—where the eponymous liquor is made—he made a startling discovery. The process of making tequila, it turns out, can be as messy, smelly and disgusting as the aftermath of drinking too much of it. “When you go to […]