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William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

After examining one of the world’s worst case scenarios, the book turns to the state of Arizona that has one of the world’s more progressive groundwater management programs. After years of debate, ... More


The Manless Land: The Bureau of Reclamation

Daniel McCool

in River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America's Rivers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161312
eISBN:
9780231504416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161312.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the history of American river development through one of its major proponents, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. On September 11, 1936, Hoover Dam began generating electricity. ... More


Leave Us Alone: Morris Udall, the Sagebrush Rebellion, and the Reagan Revolution

Jeffrey Bloodworth

in Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

The 1979-80 Sagebrush Rebellion made the American West into a conservative stronghold. Prior to this, the region had belonged to Democrats. Using federal largesse, liberals had developed Western ... More


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