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'Cadillac Desert' Withstands the Test of Time and Technology


December 15, 2010

Folsom Lake In 1986, Marc Reisner published "Cadillac Desert: The American West and its Disappearing Water," a foundational work about the long-term environmental costs of U.S. Western state's water projects and land development. Researchers applying modern scientific tools and mapping technologies that were unavailable during Reisner's time, have found his conclusions--for the most part--to be accurate and scientifically correct. Full Story

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