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Water in the West : a High country news reader / edited by Char Miller.

Title
Water in the West : a High country news reader / edited by Char Miller.
Publication
Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, c2000.

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Additional Authors
Miller, Char, 1951-
Description
352 p. : ill., maps; 23 cm.
Uniform Title
High country news.
Subject
Water-supply > West (U.S.)
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Water Pressure: An Introduction / Char Miller 1 -- 1 History 9 -- River Basins and Closed Basins of the West 11 -- Politics of Western Water Have Changed Forever / Dan Luecke 12 -- West's Grand Old Water Doctrine Dies / Charles F. Wilkinson 16 -- Fight for Reclamation / Marc Reisner 28 -- 2 Salmon Crisis 35 -- How the Basin's Salmon-killing System Works / Pat Ford 36 -- Salmon Win One: Judge Tells Agencies to Obey the Law / Paul Larmer 48 -- Salmon: The Clinton-Babbitt Trainwreck / Pat Ford 54 -- Northwest Is Asked to Give up Eighteen Dams / Paul Koberstein 43 -- Changing Times Force Agency to Swim Upstream / Paul Larmer 57 -- An Idaho Daily Breaches the Northwest Silence over Tearing down Dams / Susan Whaley 61 -- Unleashing the Snake / Paul Larmer 64 -- 3 Taming Glen Canyon Dam 79 -- How Lake Powell Almost Broke Free of Glen Canyon Dam this Summer / T.J. Wolf 80 -- Grand Canyon is Just Another Turbine / Dennis Brownridge, Steve Hinchman 93 -- Government Tames Its Wild, Destructive Dam / Florence Williams 100 -- Indian Tribe Pushes for a Natural River and Canyon / Florence Williams 105 -- Welcome Floaters, to River City / Daniel McCool 107 -- Glen Canyon: Using a Dam to Heal a River / George Sibley 110 -- A Tale of Two Rivers: The Desert Empire and the Mountain / George Sibley 123 -- 4 Federal Water Projects 143 -- Central Arizona Project 143 -- Arizona Digs Deep for Water / Douglas Towne 144 -- Arizona's Water Disaster / Tony Davis 151 -- Arizonans Quarrel over CAP While California Waits / Tony Davis 157 -- Re: CAP / Tony Davis 159 -- Central Utah Project 161 -- After Decades of Trying, Opponents Get the Central Utah Project into the Ring / Ed Marston 162 -- Why Utah Wants "the Bureau Out" / Steve Hinchman 171 -- Northern Utes' Long Water Ordeal / Daniel McCool 186 -- CUP: A Project in Search of a Purpose / Daniel McCool 193 -- 5 Urban Water Projects 197 -- Denver's Two Forks Dam 197 -- Two Forks Proposal Has Roused Western Colorado / Steve Hinchman 198 -- EPA to Denver: Wake up and Smell the Coffee / Steve Hinchman 203 -- Water Development Turns a Corner / Dyan Zaslowsky 208 -- Ripples Grow When a Dam Dies / Ed Marston 215 -- Las Vegas Mirage 223 -- Water Forces Las Vegas to Choose: Gaming Town or Suburb of Los Angeles? / Jon Christensen 224 -- Las Vegas Seeks Watery Jackpot in Northern Nevada / Jon Christensen 233 -- Las Vegas Wheels and Deals for Colorado River Water / Jon Christensen 235 -- Water and the Future of Las Vegas / Hal Rothman 242 -- 6 Native American Water Issues 245 -- West Faces a Time Bomb / Steve Hinchman 246 -- Wyoming Tribes Lose Again in Court / Katherine Collins, Debra Thunder 248 -- Water: Fear of Supreme Court Leads Tribes to Accept an Adverse Decision / Katherine Collins 251 -- Sometimes the Feds Do Pinch Pennies / Judith Jacobsen 255 -- Pick-Sloan Plan's "Shameful Legacy" / Peter Carrels 262 -- Tribe Wins Back Stolen Water / James Bishop, Jr. 264 -- River Comes Last / George Ochenski 272 -- 7 Watershed Restoration 277 -- Bringing Back the Range / Jim Stiak 278 -- Incarcerated River May Be Paroled / Angus M. Thuermer, Jr. 283 -- Raising a Ranch from the Dead / Ed Marston 286 -- A River Becomes a Raw Nerve / Michelle Nijhuis 296 -- 8 Water Allocation and Management 307 -- Water Marketing Is Becoming Respectable / Steve Hinchman 308 -- Irrigation Water Revives a Wildlife Refuge in Nevada / Steve Hinchman 311 -- A Shrewd Farmer Drips His Way to Prosperity / Tony Davis 315 -- Albuquerque Learns It Really Is a Desert Town / Bruce Selcraig 318 -- No More Ignoring the Obvious: Idaho Sucks Itself Dry / Steve Stuebner 327.
ISBN
0870714805 (pbk. : perm paper)
LCCN
^^^00008140^
OCLC
44501034
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library