Solar power plants may drain Western deserts

Posted on | June 9, 2009 | No Comments

“CONGRESS’S rush to embrace solar power is having some unintended consequences. It will turn over a large chunk of federal land to private energy companies, and it may involve withdrawing billions of gallons of water from sensitive desert habitat,” writes Robert Glennon, author of “Unquenchable” and “Water Follies”  in the Washington Post. Via the Great Basin Water Network

 

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