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January 3, 2013
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Water grab bad news for north

The news that the Bureau of Land Management greenlighted a pipeline that will bring groundwater 300 miles from around Ely all the way south to Las Vegas is a warning Western Nevadans shouldn't take lightly.

If turned northwest instead of north, that pipeline would just about reach Hawthorne, which is too close for our comfort to the aquifers of Carson Valley.

There was a time when we could count on the seniority and power of Northern Nevada lawmakers to keep the Southern Nevada Water Authority away, but seniority is in short supply these days.

We're rooting for the folks who …

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