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Oil and water don’t mix

Thursday, March 19, 2009

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How much water, in the form of both absolute and conditional rights in the Colorado River basin, have companies such as Shell and Exxon claimed during recent years to support the so-far nonexistent shale oil industry? According to a study by Western Resource Advocates, nearly 7.2 million acre feet. That figure is incomprehensibly large.  In fact, if all […]

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