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By Admin / On December 10th, 2009

Peter Gleick describes the history of the Water Conflict Chronology and the bottom line for water resources:

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By Robert B. Gramling / On October 23rd, 2009

Between 1958 and 1968 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dug the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO)—pronounced as Mister Go. The outlet was a huge canal with an original bottom width of 500' and a depth of 36'. It was designed to bring shipping into...

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