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Nevada Water Rights {format} {format} 7:46 Scott Carrier

The Southern Nevada Water Authority launches a plan to build a pipeline connecting Las Vegas with underground wells located 200 miles away. The move would provide Las Vegas with millions of gallons of water, but local farmers and ranchers argue the pipeline would dry up their water source, hurting their livelihood and the environment. [transcript]

Broadcast: Feb 20 2006 on NPR Day to Day Subjects: Environment, Public Affairs, Justice