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  • ... miles east of Indio, California in a largely uninhabited desert landscape, sits the largest military training ground in U.S. history, ... Just as important, however, was the region's access to water , as the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's ...
  • ... approaching, a casualty of the drought and “ water wars ” in the Southwest. California's largest lake—the Salton Sea in the Sonoran desert - is disappearing. As Breaking Point reveals, large swaths of lake bed ...
  • An Orange County water district votes to approve importing water from the Mojave, thus claiming a minor place in a 150-year history of desert exploitation. [scald=35260:kl_image_original_context ... to dump nuclear waste in unlined trenches in Ward Valley west of Needles, but their victory was by no means certain up until it ...
  • Will the Mojave Desert , which is growing exponentially, have enough water to survive? [scald=31781:kl_image_original_context ... image of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, and Palm Desert shows vegetation in red and bare ground is represented by varying shades of ...
  • Tap water in Valley cities contains the known human carcinogen hexavalent ... results undertaken by the Coachella Valley newspaper the Desert Sun, tap water in Valley cities contains the known human ... from around 1 to 3 parts per billion in portions of the west valley, to more than 20 parts per billion in some east valley areas.A ...
  • ... least in passing with the story of how the Department of Water and Power (DWP) essentially dewatered Owens Lake so as to fill the ... environmental writer of two decades standing. Director of Desert Biodiversity, he writes from Joshua Tree regularly at his acclaimed ...
  • ... week at Al's we heard our first mention of the "gentrified desert ." Here, in our penultimate excerpt, we remain beyond the buzz and ... of that history -- from Oñate at Acoma to the Indian Wars to the hippie communes, from Huxley finding the godhead in the Mojave to ...
  • Cadiz will likely have to put its desert water project through a full federal environmental review if it's going to ... here's the money quote: The review of the Draft Report shows that the watershed model and water -balance studies presented in the ...
  • ... Pioneertown and other adjacent communities of the High Desert . [scald=81065:kl_image_original_context ... physical, geological and cultural landscape of the Mojave Desert . The Mojave Project reconsiders and establishes multiple ways in ... genre promoting idealized portrayals of the American “ West ” that were a staple of movie studios during the mid-to-late 20th ...
  • ... and other living beings that rely on the shrinking body of water . [scald=66368:kl_image_original_context ... surveys the legacy of human enterprise in the California desert . Together, writer/historian Christopher Langley and photographer ... retort into which most of the problems challenging the West have been distilled. Now residents, officials, and scientists work to ...

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