The Looming Water Disaster That Could Destroy California, and Enrich Its Billionaire Farmers

Outlet: AlterNet

March 23, 2010

That, in your own backyard there, is the scariest place after New Orleans.” — Geologist Nicholas Pinder’s description of the precarious situation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta after the hurricane Katrina disaster. Imagine the devastating flooding of Hurricane Katrina multiplied by epic sandstorms, drought and economic collapse of the Dust Bowl…

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