Nevada’s latest test site

Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Source: Wikipedia.

We watch big newspapers for the big stories, but the bulletins foreboding grand scale tragedy so often start small, such as this item in the  Moapa Valley Progress. It reports that last month the Southern Nevada Water Authority began pumping what will be more than 8,000 acre feet of water a year from Coyote Springs, just north of the authority’s main service area in the Las Vegas Valley.