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Underreported: California’s Lower Ninth Ward?

Thursday, September 18, 2008

The Sacramento delta provides drinking water for 23 million Californians. It’s maintained with jury-rigged levees which are not well-equipped to deal with earthquakes or climate change. We look into why the Sacramento delta is in crisis, and what can be done to save it. Barry Nelson is Western Water Project Director for the NRDC, which has published an article about the crisis in the latest issue of its OnEarth magazine.

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Barry Nelson
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