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Know the West

A critic profanes the West's water gospel


Does it make sense for Colorado to develop its legal entitlement of the waters of the Colorado River to grow low-value crops like alfalfa? The federal investment in the Animas-La Plata would be over a million dollars per farm. Can such an investment rationally be justified? Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/16.11/download-entire-issue