Ken Ritter
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May 27, 2013
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Colorado River talks begin today

Top water decision-makers from seven Western states plan to join conservation groups and Indian tribes in San Diego today to begin hammering out rules for squeezing every usable drop from the overtaxed Colorado River. The work meeting hosted by federal water managers comes amid dire predictions for the waterway. The U.S. interior secretary five months ago issued a call to arms and declared that the river already described as the most plumbed and regulated in the world would be unable to meet demands of a growing regional population over the next 50 years. “We’re looking at a very significant chance …

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