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  • Ultimate solution?

    Southern California wants to use desalination to increase its water supply, but critics think the idea needs to be taken with a grain of salt.

  • Desperate measures

    Desperate measures

    Over the years, Westerners have come up with a lot of wacky schemes to get more water.

  • Peak economy

    Westerners shouldn’t panic about the recent economic meltdown; our region has always cycled from boom to bust and back again.

  • Environmentalists must learn to compromise

    Environmentalists must learn to compromise

    Environmentalists opposed to desalination plants are indulging in wishful thinking, because conservation is not enough to provide the arid West with water during a drought.

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